Every fiction writer knows the struggle! You’ve got so much great information thought up about your characters, the setting, and the backstory. In this excitement, when you are deep in the writing zone, it’s easy to “info dump,” or drop in too much information in one spot. The strategies and tips below offer several…Read more
About: Jennafer Maselli
Jen Maselli is a senior English major at Skidmore College with a focus in nonfiction creative writing. She is also a Biology and Religious Studies minor. Her passion for equestrian sports has led her to become a Varsity member and Vice President of the Skidmore Polo Club. While at Skidmore, Jen has also spent time working as a research assistant for professors in the English Department. Jen looks forward to combining her love of nature and animals with that of nonfiction writing in the future.
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Fridays can be harder than Mondays to get through sometimes. It’s the end of a long stretch of stressful work days, everyone is tired, and the weekend is tantalizingly close. If you sit around staring at the clock and moping all day you’ll make yourself even more miserable. Instead, try some of these fun…Read more
You know the feeling. That slowing, stalling, painful feeling as thoughts, ideas, and words dwindle down to a frustrating half. Writers’ block. We have all been there. And sometimes, to make it even worse, the feeling of being unable to write drives you to want to do so even more desperately. Writers’ block doesn’t have…Read more
Find yourself on social media a lot more these days? Be sure you are making the right impression with these five quick tips: 1. Casual and intimate voice. One of the most important things to keep in mind when writing for social media is that it requires a welcoming voice. Your readers want…Read more
In the current technology age, email has become a staple of both workplace and personal communication. However, after all the time spent texting, it can be tricky to figure out how to write a formal email. Having good email skills helps you come across as professional and respectful and can give you that extra edge…Read more
Any writer, whether green and aspiring or famous and well-published, knows that making yourself write can sometimes be extremely hard, almost impossible. A common challenge for writers, especially those with other jobs, can be finding the time to write. Feeling as though what you're producing is quality work can also be a frustrating challenge. Creating…Read more
Are you struggling with that to-do list? With work, home, family, friends, and responsibilities that need to be tended to, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and under productive. The good news is that by changing some habits you can boost your productivity and get more done in less time! Prioritize your to-do list. …Read more
Fall is setting in and the days are growing shorter again. School and work is at its busiest right now as everyone tries to prepare for the upcoming year ahead, whether it be an academic or business year. With so much going on it can feel impossible to juggle all of the activities we…Read more
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