Writing Goals: Building on What I’ve Already Accomplished

In this post, I discuss setting three goals including 1) Continuing to create content for the organizations I work with now, 2) Identifying more blog-writing opportunities to help expand my portfolio, and 3) Developing a plan for maximizing the potential of Paper Crow Blog.

The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received Came From a Rejection Letter

A couple of years ago, I submitted an essay to an online literary magazine. I received a rejection e-mail from the editor a few months afterwards. Although I felt the usual disappointment at the time that my work was passed on, I’ve later become grateful for this e-mail. Instead of the typical standard letter thatContinue reading “The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received Came From a Rejection Letter”

Gaining Experience Writing for Organizations

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I recently began seeking opportunities to expand my writing portfolio. The theme of this blog is “Living a Life of Writing,” a phrase which summarizes my goal of spending more time focused on my writing. One way I hope to achieve this goal is to eventually transition intoContinue reading “Gaining Experience Writing for Organizations”

My Experience Sending Submissions through Submittable

Since 2014, I have been using Submittable to help manage my writing submissions. It has been an invaluable tool in the submission process, allowing me to easily keep track of which pieces I have sent, where they were sent, and whether they have been accepted or declined by a publication. As a writer, Submittable has streamlinedContinue reading “My Experience Sending Submissions through Submittable”