I've never been great at being read to. One of my most vivid early memories is of me in kindergarten, getting up to walk around during storytime. Thankfully I had a teacher who pulled 4 year old me aside and asked why I wasn't sitting. Being an early reader, I told her I have an … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: An Evening with BJ Novak
Today's post is a collaboration with Matt Bloomingdale, another member of the student affairs self-publishing tribe. He jumped into the self-publishing pool just before I did, editing and compiling the 2014 Student Affairs Feature. If you're interested in self-publishing, or just want to learn more about the process, I truly hope you'll enjoy this. It … Continue reading Thoughts on Self-Publishing
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Happy Halloween Night, all! On a night that is reserved for masquerading and mischief, I'm relaxing at home in the remnants of my "Orange is the New Black" costume, reading and trying to summon the wherewithall to write. Remember that book thing I was talking about earlier in the year? Yeah, that's still on the … Continue reading Scared to “Ship”
Today was a great day for seeing the wisdom of friends and colleagues displayed across the Internet. I was excited to see a former graduate student amass wisdom on cover letters, two great colleagues and inspirations use their respective gifts to create a unique interplay, and another colleague and source of strength write about creating … Continue reading Space Camper, Earring Wearer
First, I want to thank everyone for a wonderful response to my first question. I was so happy to hear the experiences and thoughts of my friends and colleagues; it dovetailed nicely with some of the writing that I've already been doing. It was exciting and entertaining, inspiring and- most of all- normalizing 🙂 Time … Continue reading Collaborative Authorship, Part 2: Mask (And Part 1B)
I'm going to write a book. Now that the sentence is out in the open, I'm asking you (who are reading this) to hold me accountable to this promise I've made to myself. What will it be about? Unsurprisingly, I want to write about introversion in student affairs. In all of my discussions with pros … Continue reading Coming to a Bookshelf Near You…