MWW16: Learning to Lead, Learning to Chill Out

Bear with me here, because this is going to be a long one. My Facebook memories are full of MWWs past and I’m gonna get emotional and nostalgic. 2016 was my fourth year at the Midwest Writers Workshop. I started out in 2013 as a little baby agent assistant intern all excited and nervous andContinue reading “MWW16: Learning to Lead, Learning to Chill Out”

A Guide for Skinny Writers Who Want to Write Fat Characters

[Social media resources updated 9/20/18 – Article resource update in progress] Are you a skinny writer? Do you want to write an awesome fat character but aren’t entirely sure of the best ways to describe them, of the pitfalls to avoid? Well, I can’t tell you the absolute no-error, no-pissing-any-fat-person-off way to doing this, becauseContinue reading “A Guide for Skinny Writers Who Want to Write Fat Characters”

Cool Thing Roundup: TEDx, Publications, and Midwest Writers

I kind of thought that after I graduated, the writing and reading slumps I’d been in would magically dissolve. I’d have loads of free time since I was taking a break before the big job search. I wouldn’t have classes or homework to exhaust my energy before I could get around to writing or pleasureContinue reading “Cool Thing Roundup: TEDx, Publications, and Midwest Writers”

Publication: “This is an Essay About a Fat Woman Being Loved and Getting Laid” on The Butter

I am super, super happy to tell you guys that my essay, “This is an Essay About a Fat Woman Being Loved and Getting Laid” just went live on The Butter! Now I have to just go roll around and squeal forever thank you

What I Learned Interning at the Midwest Writers Workshop

This year for the second time, I interned at the Midwest Writers Workshop as an assistant to literary agent Bridget Smith. It was an amazing weekend. I met really cool people, I got to see some great friends that I’d made last year, I met the guy at Midwest that looked like John Green (seriously),Continue reading “What I Learned Interning at the Midwest Writers Workshop”