A Day in the Life- Janelle Fila

On this episode of A Day in the Life we meet Spring 2017 graduate Janelle Fila, a contemporary fiction writer (with a passion for magical realism) based in Janesville, Ohio. Beyond her fiction writing, She has also recently started an online literary magazine, YAmmering, for YA, children’s fiction,poetry, creative nonfiction and illustrations. Janelle has some great advice on how to juggle a busy life and make writing a priority.


Now, let’s hear from Janelle:
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Spalding MFA Alumni Website Reveal

Good morning everyone! Your friendly content manager, Kellie Carle, here to welcome you to the new Spalding MFA Alumni website! I hope you have enjoyed and will continue to enjoy the social media series leading up to this moment. In this post, we will examine all the new features the alumni website has to offer as well as what to expect in the future. Continue reading

Facebook Page Essentials

I’m very excited to get started on this new series for Soaring. We’re taking a look at social media and what it can do for your writing career. Since it’s 2017, most people are online in one capacity or another.  This series is great for those of you who are still holding out on joining the party or for those who are online, but need some help using social media as a way to promote your writing and your brand.  In this post we’ll look at Facebook and go over some essentials for getting started and marketing ourselves as writers.

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15 Tips for Better Networking

AWP is coming up February 8th-11th and hopefully a lot of you are going to be in attendance. Definitely stop by the Spalding booth to say hi, if you are! If you aren’t, you’ll most likely find yourself at another conference, meeting, book launch, anything, where it’s important for you to meet people and make connections. I’ve put together some tips to make the most of your conference and take your career to the next level. Continue reading