During my internship at BYU-Idaho, I had the opportunity to proactively design solutions to solve usability problems for our site. Of course, implementation was another matter. This is where I learned the valuable lesson of prototypes: Prototypes are a quick and effective way to demonstrate the possibilities to stakeholders. It shows them what we already … Continue reading BYU-Idaho’s Responsive Prototype
So You Want to Tutor? Get Them Talking.
This is part two of the series, "So You Want to Tutor?" Prove It Get Them Talking Establishing rapport, in this case, isn’t about selling knives, makeup, or used cars. It’s about breaking the ice a bit, and establishing a common ground. A bit of rapport doesn’t mean finding out their favorite ice cream and … Continue reading So You Want to Tutor? Get Them Talking.
So You Want to Tutor? Prove It.
This is part one of the series, "So You Want to Tutor?" Prove It Get Them Talking One day while making my way through the campus swarm I actually noticed one of the school billboards about the Writing Center. I suddenly decided that tutoring writing was my dream job. It was this kind of far-off … Continue reading So You Want to Tutor? Prove It.
Novel Ninja: Crediting Yourself
Today Ali Cross has been kind enough to feature another blog by yours truly. This one is about Crediting Yourself: an aspect to life that I have found to be crucial for motivation and success. Check out the post at alicross.com or ninjaswrite.com - and if you're a writer yourself, consider joining the dojo!
Six Movies I Wish I’d Written
Having finished Fox Fire, I'm forging straight on to my next novel. I've been writing off and on for fun since High School, but I have almost no experience in actually finishing novels (I love being able to put "almost" in front of that now). This next is called Chasing Clouds, and it is a … Continue reading Six Movies I Wish I’d Written