I wanted to put together a basic introduction to website UX for those inexperienced with web design, or those putting what they do know to work for their personal websites. To do that, I asked my friend Gabby Manotoc, a New York-based product design lead, some questions based on the issues and concerns I typically see.
One of author Emilie Kefalas’ core beliefs is that there are no bad ideas, and she was more than happy to share her thoughts on this subject.
What do you get when you combine a passion for American history, a lifetime of doodling, and a literary challenge? Emilie Kefalas, the children’s book author and illustrator behind “A Capitol Dream” and her newest release, “A Call to Congress.”
Note: I reached out to S.L. Baron for this interview to help promote her new novella. I received a copy of Vanilla Blood from the author. Read more about author interviews and promotions. Earlier this year, indie author S.L. Baron brought us a new vampire romance to delight in. For those tired of the “forbidden”…… Continue reading Interview: S.L. Baron, Author of “Vanilla Blood: A Novella”
While tearing through my closet on a great spring cleaning purge, I came across a legal pad. Unsurprisingly, it was from the college days. I flipped through just in case there was anything I might want to type into a more legible format and save. Between class notes with no headings or dates to clarify…… Continue reading Thoughts from Kathryn Stockett: From Book to Movie
Of the many reasons that contributed to the last-minute decision to attend the 2018 Agile Writers Conference in Richmond, VA, getting the chance to meet Bill Blume was the most exciting. For the longest time, I didn’t realize there was any kind of writing community in Virginia. It wasn’t until I graduated college and moved…… Continue reading Bill Blume at AWCon 18: Characters Who Come Alive
One of my favorite seminars at the 2018 Agile Writers Conference given by Dr. Scott T. Allison, a professor of psychology at the University of Richmond who has published extensively on heroism and leadership. I wondered if his talk, “The Villain’s Journey: How to Craft a Worthy Adversary to Your Hero,” would confirm some of…… Continue reading AWCon 18: Scott T. Allison on the Villain’s Journey
Lani Sarem appeared at the 2018 Agile Writers Conference in Richmond, VA over the weekend. I discovered the conference via the social media anger at 1) Sarem speaking at any writing conference at all; 2) the continued reference to Sarem as a best-selling author; and 3) the “How I Navigated the NYT Bestseller List” topic…… Continue reading Lani Sarem at AWCon 18: I Remain Unconvinced