It’s 2019, people. Now that it's customary for employers to scour the internet to learn about job candidates, it’s important that we actively tell them who we are and what we’re about, career-wise, rather than rely on what narratives our social media presence(s) might create about us. Writing a professional bio can help us control … Continue reading Why Professional Bios Matter + How to Write One
In August, I’ll have a B.A. in English Professional Writing. My ideal post-graduation profession is freelance writing, with time to work on my personal projects. Writing within the confines of a company’s office (aka in-house writing) is not my preferred work situation. However, I acknowledge the real possibility of my having to take such a … Continue reading On the Career Path: Freelance Writing Versus In-House Writing
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Below is the exact paper I turned in for my Literary Criticism class in the fall of 2016. This is a deconstruction from a black American female's point of view -- my specific point of view and interpretation -- of the poem. The word choice of the speaker in “Cross” suggests that he is aggrieved by … Continue reading Deconstruction of “Cross” by Langston Hughes