Tag: editing

Oh, PicMonkey, how I love thee!

Editor’s note: While I personally wrote this particular blog post, this kicks off a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Yes, I’m publicly declaring my love for PicMonkey. I’ve always loved editing my own photos. Before Instagram and PicStitch I used the Adobe suite of products to…

Overcoming Writers Block

We all have it at one point or another. Writers block. I’m finding that with each chapter or section within a chapter I encounter the blank page staring at me. Menacingly. After I collect my thoughts I start to organize what I want to write. Once I get beyond that initial stumbling block I can write for hours. So long in fact…

Reflections of a 20-something me

The time has finally come to send off my first chapter to my editor. I’m filled with so many emotions. Anticipation mingled with nervousness, but mostly excitement. But wait, you say: “how are you sending off that first chapter so soon?” Couple of things: 1. Even though I only just started blogging about the book, I’ve been working on it…