How to Build a Stellar Resume as an Aspiring Food Writer, Stylist, or Photographer

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

5 Steps Towards Cultivating a Successful Writing Career

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

The Writer’s Challenge: Succeeding When You Feel Destined to Fail.

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.