Career Advice

Wonder why your LinkedIn invitation isn’t getting accepted?

Acceptance.  We all yearn for it. Now, in our social media society, we can get it way too often. And it kind of spoils us to assume that anyone would be lucky to have us as a connection. On Twitter, anyone has a free pass to connect with a follow.  On Facebook, it can kind… Continue reading Wonder why your LinkedIn invitation isn’t getting accepted?

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Career Advice

3 words can boost your sociability and thus boost your network

History/Philosophy/Metaphor Yep.  Those with a background in Improv will recognize it. It's one of a few improv tools used to rescue a dying scene along with others such as Fake It Till You Make It and the classic Yes, And exercise. But the greatness of it comes from it's ability to translate as a tool… Continue reading 3 words can boost your sociability and thus boost your network

Career Advice, Writing Advice

Everything you need to know about freelance rates, pricing, and fees

For those that have been following our twitter feed (https://twitter.com/FullSailCDCW), the next few articles posted here should work to better prepare you for freelance leads. This article was spurred on by a recent grad about to interview for a freelance gig.  And she was asked the age old question: "What's your rate?" Well, before you… Continue reading Everything you need to know about freelance rates, pricing, and fees

Writing Competitions

Blumhouse Books presents The Haunted City Short Story Contest

Jason Blum is one forward thinking guy.  First he gets ahead of the curve introducing Paranormal Activity to the world.  Then he goes on to produce the Insiduous and The Purge series of films, as well. Today, he's as synonymous with quality horror films as Stephen King is synonymous with quality horror novels. So how… Continue reading Blumhouse Books presents The Haunted City Short Story Contest