Mexican beans and rice, packed with vegetables, is an easy, inexpensive, and delicious plant-based meal or hearty side dish to serve with eggs or meat.
Making friends as an adult is hard. Moving to a new city or town, especially if you don't have a job outside your home and you're not a student, can make it even harder. Here are some ideas for connecting in your new community.
I've never had success with online job applications. No matter how qualified I am, no one ever calls me for an interview. I finally realized it's because people assume I'm black when they only have my name.
Understanding a novel's five key plot points makes writing it so much easier. Planning them before you start writing gives you a roadmap through your story. We'll cover inciting incident, lock in, the mid-point climax, the main climax, and the third act twist.
Moving across country, leaving my friends, home, and everything familiar behind caused me to suffer from relocation depression. Here is how I coped with it.
This is a perfect grilling-season recipe. Light and healthy, this sandwich can easily be adjusted to make it your own. Change up the vegetables to use what's in season, and add your favorite condiments and toppings. This is truly a choose-your-own-adventure recipe!
You start working as a freelance writer by figuring out what you want to say, who you want to say it to, and where you want your work to show up. And by focusing on what you can control, without obsessing about what you can't.
Did you know that corn cob jelly is a thing? And that it tastes like summer in a jar? Actually, it tastes a whole lot like honey. I was able to make three pints of corn cob jelly from four cobs. It was super easy, too. Learn how to make this delicious recipe.
Whether or not writers should ever work for free is one of those divisive topics. I've been a professional writer for more than twenty years, long enough to know that sometimes, there's more to writing than money.
I was obsessed with Susan Powter in the 1990s. I'm going back to my roots twenty-five years later. It's time to Stop the Insanity again.
Every writer needs a library of craft books. Here's how to build one, and use it to make yourself a better writer. Learning how to write a novel starts here.
Coping with an ex-husband, when you don't have the option of making a clean break, is hard. Operating from a place of hurt can lead to more hurt.