Blogging, Featured, Social Media

Do You Feel Sad When People Don’t Hit ‘Like’ on Your Posts? That’s Normal.

4 Comments 04 June 2014

source here I told myself that the second I was no longer a poor, starving artist, I would order a subscription to the New York Times Weekender. At 30 years of age, I can proudly say that I’m no longer poor or starving, and I guess the artist part could be argued as well. However, [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Why I Haven’t Written on my Blog in Awhile

9 Comments 18 April 2014

Hi. My blog is sad. I barely write on her anymore. You see, something happened. I got a completely unexpected and wonderful writing job, and my blog has taken a back seat. I’m sorry, blog. I love you and I miss you. I will try to play with you again. The job I mentioned is [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Why the Internet Can Be One Giant Awesome Place

10 Comments 04 November 2013

Hannah, Colin and The Orange Van Having a blog can be equal parts inspiring and debilitating. Debilitating may sound a little over-dramatic, but for anyone who spends several hours on the computer a day, you may relate to the physical and mental strain the Internet cacophony and the computer screen glow can cause. Bad posture, [...]

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Austin, Blogging, Fashion/Design, Social Media

Citygram: Austin’s Newest Interactive Digital Magazine

No Comments 11 April 2013

There’s a new digital magazine on the scene! Citygram, a new Austin lifestyle app created by Apartment Therapy writer Chris Perez, aims to bring some of Austin’s brightest, smartest and stylish writers straight to your Ipad. Some of your favorite local personalities have teamed up with Citygram: Tolly Moseley from Austin Eavesdropper, Joanna Wilkinson from [...]

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Blogging, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Don’t Open This Blog Post and Walk Away From Your Computer

16 Comments 08 April 2013

This weekend I set out to do nothing and that is exactly what I achieved. I laid in bed until 1 on both Saturday and Sunday, ate lunch with my Texas family and friends, took naps, watched Django Unchained at the dollar theater, strolled Town Lake, played bocce ball and had 100% non-work related conversations [...]

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20-Something, Blogging, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

How to Overcome Writer’s Block With the Help of Social Media

8 Comments 28 March 2013

I thought that once the film premiered, my creative juices would be flowing like an unbridled river out of every pore in my body. Boy, was I wrong. Since the film premiered over nineteen days ago, I’ve felt creatively adrift. Lost in a sea of cerebral noise. Not only have I had difficulty constructing coherent [...]

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public relations

Blogging, Featured, Film, Pop Culture, Social Media

How to Not Annoy Bloggers With Your Press Release

13 Comments 25 February 2013

I’m now a publicist! Kind of. I have a secret to share with you: there is no money in independent film and you often have to become your own press agent, cheerleader, champion and drinking buddy. I’ve been (nervously) sending out press releases for our film Loves Her Gun and I can’t help but feel [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

I Need Your Blogging Expertise! What Should My New Layout Look Like?

13 Comments 20 February 2013

Over a year and a half ago I switched from Blogger to WordPress,  two-column template to magazine layout. Moving to WordPress was the best decision I ever made for my blog (note to Blogger bloggers: my traffic doubled shortly after I switched to WordPress). My initial drive to move to the magazine layout was that [...]

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