2017 Reflections & Tips
January 11, 2018
October 19, 2017
Six Word Story September
September 18, 2017
What I'm Reading
Happy New Year!
It's been a while, but now the holiday season is over, and things are getting back to the normal pace.
I've always loved rolling into a new year. It's a chance to start with a fresh slate and set some priorities and goals for yourself. I'm still working o...
I love writing, I’ve worked at a self-publishing company for six years, and I’ve never finished a book I’ve written.
This isn’t an edition of “2 truths and a lie” because they’re ALL TRUE. It’s a bit silly to me that I do enjoy writing so much, but I’ve never actually...
How many words do you think it takes to tell a story? With the right words, you only need a few.
Ernest Hemingway is attributed with creating the famous six word story: For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.
I first came across this micro-story in a creative writing class...
July 17, 2017
I did so many great things in college that I can't keep track of it all.
I feel obnoxious for even writing that, so I can only imagine how hard you're rolling your eyes at me. But seriously, I was ridiculously active as an undergrad student. I remember the campus jobs...
June 16, 2017
... that's the title of a book I came across on Amazon years ago, and it's always stuck with me.
(Hi! It's been a while, hasn't it? I'm going to do better, I promise! Back to the post...)
Although phrased differently, a former senior manager at my job also said the...
May 19, 2017
We take the time to "spring clean" our houses and our wardrobe (I'm always looking for a new excuse to shop), but do we give the same attention to our resumes? For most people, probably not.
It's a good habit to revisit your resume from time to time. Here are some quick...
April 17, 2017
Each month, I'll share what I'm reading. Everyone loves a book recommendation, but mostly it's to hold me accountable for reading them! Let's go through the books for this month.
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
by Shonda Rhimes
April 12, 2017
I haven't had the opportunity to give birth to a human baby yet, but I think this is probably the closest I've gotten so far.
Today's a birth day. Today, I launch Brittany Writes, my very own writing business (and this corresponding blog).
It's been months in progress. C...