Critiques: How to Survive and Conquer

By: Ashley Carr


It’s Criticism Day! Whether it be for a writing workshop, meeting with an important client, or the day of a deadline on a creative project, we are all familiar with public critiques. Some find them helpful, but a vast majority find them excruciating. That’s unsurprising, as the actual definition of criticism is, “the act of passing judgement as to the merits of anything.” Yikes! As English Majors, it can be easy to get caught up in semantics. However, do not fret! It does not have to be as scary as it sounds.

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How to Dress for Professional Writing Success

Haley Townsend

Your résumé is ready; your online portfolio is freshly updated. Now, what are you going to wear?

When you’re prepping for a big interview– for a much-needed copy writing internship or that fabulous editor job you’ve always wanted, you simply can’t overlook how you’re going to look!

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Food Writing in Professional Periodicals

Stephanie Patrick

Will Write for Food
Will Write for Food by Dianne Jacob
Food has some of the most expansive types and styles of coverage in print and digital media today. From journalistic essays, articles, travelogues, memoirs, blogs, cookbooks, films, and even poetry and fiction, the possibilities of writing about food seem endless. For communicators and professional writers who want to explore this genre of writing more, they need to understand the dedication it takes for professional publications to bring the extensive world of the culinary arts to everyday people.

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