Category Archives: Elizabeth’s Journey

May the Fourth be with you: How Star Wars saved my creativity

Happy Star Wars Day! Whether you roll your eyes at the Force/Fourth pun or embrace the excuse to pull out the memes, there’s no denying that this franchise—this story—has found another way to make itself a part of our life … Continue reading

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Why I stopped writing to get outside (yes, in February!)

Yesterday I shared a post-Groundhog Day update over at MS Editors, challenging writers to temporarily drop everything and get outside to experience February, whatever that looked like for them. It’s a simple idea, but the mental, physical, and creative boosts … Continue reading

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5 Ways Networking Worked for Me in 2015

2015: A Year of Networking I’ll always remember 2015 as the year my editing business took off. I had already been freelancing for a few years, but it was on top of other jobs, and I didn’t have a plan. … Continue reading

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8 Things I Got from Being a Pitch to Publication Editor

Changed for good—and for the better! I had the treat of serving as an editor for Writer Pitch’s Pitch to Publication contest (hosted by Samantha Fountain) this past summer. It was an experience that I highly recommend not only to … Continue reading

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7 Poets Who Impacted My Reading, Writing, and Editing

Happy National Poetry Month! On Tuesday, I shared how I’m celebrating by visiting new poets and practicing my own imagery skills through haiku writing. Today, I want to pay homage to the poets who have helped to make me the … Continue reading

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