On Assignment: Ramen Noodles

I've pitched this story and now I have to eat it. I pitch a story to The Shreveport Times about Ramen Noodles. Well, it's more than that. There's an angle but you know how it goes with things that aren't published yet -- mum's the world. Well, kinda. This is the social media age and … Continue reading On Assignment: Ramen Noodles

Commentary writing: What I learned writing for the Guardian

So freakin proud of this! Can't wait to write another. Here's a bit about writing that I learned while writing what you see in the picture.Once you know what you want to say, the words flow. It's the not-knowing-what-to-say frustration before you know is what keeps me up at night.No. Not literally. But I worry about keeping the … Continue reading Commentary writing: What I learned writing for the Guardian

PUBLISHED: Marathoners happy to be home

My story about Boston Marathon runners made the front page todaySince becoming my organization's social media person, I don't get to write as much. Yesterday, however, that changed...at least for the day.With so many people at training, there wasn't many people to send out on assignment. So I volunteered to go meet a couple who … Continue reading PUBLISHED: Marathoners happy to be home

PUBLISHED: The US south should embrace Latinos if it wants to economically ‘rise again’

My first commentary on the GuardianUSI am so excited about this!My first commentary was published in the Guardian US today!I'm so excited about this I can barely speak. I'll do a blog post about how I put this together at a later date. I just wanted to give y'all the news first!So click the picture, … Continue reading PUBLISHED: The US south should embrace Latinos if it wants to economically ‘rise again’

Writer Visit: 10 questions with Sujeiry Gonzalez

I met Sujeiry Gonzalez at Latism in Houston in October. She was on a panel about writers and their path toward publication.What's so interesting about her is that she is a force of nature. She self-published her book, Love Trips: A Collection of Relationship Stumbles, and she uses it as her mission statement -- she … Continue reading Writer Visit: 10 questions with Sujeiry Gonzalez