• Medium,  Uncategorized

    March: A Curation Story*

    My curation rate was 100% in March 2021, yet I still haven’t figured out exactly how curation works… When I first started writing on Medium, I was utterly confused by the elusive idea of curation. I read articles and watched…

  • Life,  Medium

    Addey Vaters: Biography

    What makes up a person? Too many things to count, but here are some of those uncountable things. Although I said in my subtitle that there are too many things that make up a person to count, I am going…

  • Author Life,  Medium

    Should You Use a Pen Name?

    The answer is yes, and also no Up until I met my writing friend, Nicole, the thought of using a pen name literally never crossed my mind. I like my actual name and don’t plan on writing anything scandalous during…

  • Medium,  Writing

    Writing When You Don’t Want to Write

    Sometimes even doing the thing you love seems like an impossible task. I love writing. If you’ve read any of my articles or found out anything about me on the internet, you’d know that. Writing is something that’s always been…

  • Medium,  Writing

    Writing Emotional Scenes

    Emotions are hard to experience, much less convey in your writing. One of the hardest things we face as writers is conveying emotion. Using words to make someone feel — better yet, to make a reader understand your characters — is tricky. I’ve mentioned…

  • Medium,  Writing

    How to Find Your Voice

    We all fall in love with the voice of our favorite authors, but how do you find your own? What is it that separates good writers from mediocre ones? How does one make themself stand out in the midst of…