Image Courtesy of Alejandro-Escamilla via Unsplash.com As of last week, I began combing job boards for open editorial and food writing positions. I have my Master’s degree. I have sufficient experience. I should be a shoo-in’. This, in turn, made me ask myself "what about those applicants who are not 'shoo-ins'; what about the want-to-be editors … Continue reading How to Build a Stellar Resume as an Aspiring Food Writer, Stylist, or Photographer
Image Courtesy of Toronto Eaters via Unsplash This past week, in one way or another, the majority of America celebrated Thanksgiving. Me? I traveled 13 hours by car to Chicago, IL, to spend that holiday with my sister, her boyfriend, my oma and my opa. We had a medium-sized, golden-brown turkey, "with no frills, just … Continue reading 5 Frequent Obstacles to the Emerging Food Blogger.
Image created by nyphotographic I was recently working on a lengthy project for the online magazine where I work. As I gazed upon my freshly created content calendar, I found myself astounded at how far I’ve come, both technically and professionally. Looking back, my development has been cultivated through a lot of personal work, trade-research, … Continue reading So, you didn’t get an MFA… you can still get a mentor
Photo: image by Ritesh Nayak In my last post, I talked about getting back in my lane to focus on succeeding as a writer instead of a jack of all trades. But, how do I get on track and then stay on track? Keyword there: stay. The answer to this question is slightly complicated. When … Continue reading 5 Steps Towards Cultivating a Successful Writing Career