The State of the Blog

Greetings all,I’ve been shifting my writing platform focus a little lately, so it seemed like a good time for more of a personal update.  (Don’t worry, I’m not completely redoing the blog.) A Brief History […]

Why Teens are a Critical Audience for Writers

A large part of the reason I write for teens is because I am one myself, albeit not for much longer.  (I’m nineteen.)  The ideal audience for my writing has grown up along with me […]

Will I Still Have Time to Write in College?

Ticking clock

If you’re getting close to starting a college career, you might be wondering: how much writing will you have time to do? On one hand, you probably will have time for other things besides homework […]

6 Ways To Take Advantage of Summer as a Writer

Teens sitting at campfire with guitar

Well, it’s May 1st, so most of us are wrapping up school and have our eyes on summer.  Maybe you have lots of plans (Yay for vaccines!) or a job, or perhaps you just plan […]

The 7 Essential Qualities of a Writer

essential qualities of a writer

Someone asked me once what qualities were necessary to “do” English (i.e. in the writing sense).  After thinking a bit, I came up with this list of seven traits.  It’s not meant to be the […]