The many types of writer’s block (and how to get over them)

I hate writer’s block. It has been the pebble in my shoe since the day I could put words on a page. Experience has helped me a little though – at least enough to know a few ways to help kick that proverbial pebble known as writer’s block out of your shoe. Below are a … Continue reading The many types of writer’s block (and how to get over them)

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle while majoring (or working) in public relations

If there is one thing I learned as a PR major (and budding PR professional), it’s that we have a lot going on: we have to not only learn all there is to know about current events and PR but we are expected to do a lot of other things too. We have to constantly … Continue reading How to maintain a healthy lifestyle while majoring (or working) in public relations

Top four most common AP style mistakes

By Kelly Armstrong   In all of my years of editing news articles, press releases and the like, I have noticed an interesting trend with Associated Press style – everyone practically makes the same mistakes. With that said, I wanted to go over the top four AP style mistakes that everyone seems to struggle with at … Continue reading Top four most common AP style mistakes

Why it’s good to have an internship that differs from your major

During the hunt for an internship, some people may feel a little boxed into their major. Some may think that if they  don’t get an internship in their major, they won't get a job in their major. This isn’t necessarily the case. If anything, it can be good to spread your wings and try similar … Continue reading Why it’s good to have an internship that differs from your major