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
I am currently addicted to chayote. It is squash, but tastes more like a cucumber and yields a refreshing crunch when you bite into it. It can be eaten raw, sautéed, baked, pickeld, etc...The first time I actually used it was when I created this recipe for my pork chop with pomegranate seeds and tomatillo … Continue reading Chayote, Onion, and Green Tomato Pickled in Apple Cider Vinegar
Image courtesy @kokasexton Recently, I have found myself obsessed with the words of a new-to-me motivational speaker, Dr. Eric Thomas (otherwise known as E.T.). “Dominate your lane!” “Silence the noise!” I love these phrases. And, after having them shouted at me from a 5 minute video shown during a team meeting, I want them branded — figuratively … Continue reading The Writer’s Challenge: Succeeding When You Feel Destined to Fail.