Many of us are dedicating their life and sanity to writing a novel this November, and I am one of them. I’ve done it four times before: The first two times I sailed through it and loved (almost) every minute of it. Then I failed epically twice in a row (managing 300 and 3500 words […]
Ladyguide: Resume Tips
I read a lot of resumes. And I spent a lot of time perfecting my resume. As it turns out, I actually know a lot about resumes. (This was surprising to me, too.) Because it’s job hunting season, I thought I might throw out a few helpful tips (and pet peeves) when it comes to […]
Have you ever turned something in only to read it a day later to see a big, glaring mistake? You’ll probably want to read this.
My life made a sharp turn over the weekend. The vehicle for this shift was a writing conference. If you are interested in attending one but have never gone, here’s what this newbie learned!
Picture This: DIY Lightbox
This week is a little different. Instead of explaining a technique or demonstrating a composition concept, we’re going make a lightbox.
Picture This: Photo Editing
Every now and then I need a break from taking photos so instead I spend a little time fixing them up. When people ask me how I take such good photos, I always tell them it all comes down to three things: composition, light, and editing. We’ve already talked a bit about composition, later we’ll […]