This post was originally published on My Community Manager's "Community Manager Appreciate Day" blog. I wrote this post for them after they asked for my "community story". Here we go... I spent most of my formative years dreaming I’d become an editor for a big publishing house in New York City. I imagined I would … Continue reading My Journey Into Community Management
I have always been fascinated by the evolution of print. I've also enjoyed Jonathan Safran Foer's previous works of fiction, including Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. So I am definitely intrigued by his newest work, Tree of Codes. While Extremely Loud played with images and photographs and their ability to jar us, … Continue reading Book as Art Object?, or How Do I Read the Damn Thing?
One of the goals that I had wanted to set for myself this year was to get something published. At the last minute, I scratched it off the list. I thought I was just setting myself up for failure by creating a goal so unattainable. It's hard enough to get stuff published if you're an … Continue reading Goal 24: Get Something Published
When I was at UCLA, I held a position on the editorial board for the university literary magazine. Rather inconsequential, you would think. Except for the fact that James Franco went to my university as an undergrad and insisted on having his voice heard (or read, I guess) in print. James was not a stranger … Continue reading On Why James Franco Needs to Stop Talking So Damn Much and Stop Writing Altogether