This is my writing story…let me help with yours

The following text is a part of an application for the Yale Publishing Course Innovative Leaders Scholarship. I almost didn’t apply. I didn’t think a small town girl could compete with applicants from ACROSS THE NATION. But I decided to share my story anyway and was actually selected as one of the inaugural recipients of the scholarship (the only one…

Pursing my dreams of writing & publishing

My Journey to the Yale Publishing Course 2015 Part 1: Dream by Day I needed to make the most of an eleven hour road trip for a week-long magazine publishing course at Yale University. Indeed I am living out a fantasy and can not be convinced that I deserve to be amidst this group of…