What food banks actually need

The height of summer may seem like an odd time to talk about food banks. After all, awareness campaigns about hunger and community needs tend to be particularly prevalent around November, when everyone is exhorted to donate so community families can have a nice Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner. But in fact, it’s not that simple — food […]

Don’t work for free

People often turn to me for advice on developing writing careers, especially freelance careers, which honestly makes me a little bit uncomfortable. It’s not because I’m so leery of competition that I don’t want to provide information to people that would help them enter the industry, but rather that the industry is an extremely hard […]