One of the best jobs I've ever had was as a teen services librarian for a rural library. It was incredibly fulfilling, as working with youth is often rewarding, not to mention FUN, and I got paid to know lots of stuff about Young Adult Literature. On top of that, it was a part-time position, which meant I could balance it with my freelance work and still keep my primary clients happy.
Leaving that job was one of the hardest parts of moving away after I got married; I worked in a…Continue
I hope that I still have many happy days to come, but this last weekend marked the official end of my participation in the #100happydays meme. The meme challenges you to take one picture a day of something that makes you happy, and post it to your network of choice -- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.
On the surface, this may not seem to have much to do with writing -- but…Continue
When I was in my parents’ bathroom over the weekend, I picked up the copy of Women’s Health hanging out by the toilet and read 5 Juicy Questions for Ryan Eggold. Here’s his response to question #4:
What’s one profession that you find extremely attractive?
A writer. I don’t think I’ve ever dated a writer, and I have this fantasy that I’m going to marry one; I have no idea why. It’s something…