Important Aspects of Online Presence Management

When it comes to the world of online marketing, if you are an ordinary business owner, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s why—with all the technical realms, targeted strategy, and search engine updates to take into account—most businesses defer to professional marketing companies to step in and take the reins on their online […]

Optimizing Your Website for Success

A personal website can play a key part in your success, as this kind of platform serves as a very efficient way to communicate your brand. As a general rule, everything that you put out into the world about yourself should have a purpose, an end goal. Each blog you write, picture you post, opinion […]

From Austria to America: The Origins of the Waltz

You may have seen it performed in a film, a competitive dancing show, or (if that’s how you roll) at a ball of your very own. Whatever your experience, to most, the waltz represents a conservative dance that radiates classic sophistication à la Cinderella and other timeless fairytales. However, few know very much about the […]

For Katie (a.k.a. Advice for an Aspiring Writer)

Someone recently asked me if I have any tips for writers out there who are passionate about improving their craft. Like Stanford Pines when he came back through an inter-dimensional portal in Gravity Falls or Earth Two Harrison Wells when he returned through his inter-dimensional portal in The Flash, I have learned a lot in […]

A Tale of Two Golf Carts

In my adventures I have found that golf carts and I, when combined, lead to some pretty interesting, precarious times. The following is an account of two such exploits, the likes of which are kind of ridiculous, but also oddly true. Like, seriously; I may be a YA fiction and fantasy writer, but this chiz […]

Fire & Ice & Glitter

I never liked this poem. No offense to my man, Robert Frost—his poem “The Road Not Taken” is practically my jam—but I’ve always just found this particular bit of writing to be too dark. When my 8th grade English class first analyzed the poem long ago, I immediately had one question in response to Mr. […]