Everything that happens now is happening now

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I graduated with an M.F.A. in Writing from the University of San Francisco 3 years ago. I moved back to Vegas soon after for personal reasons.

I’m currently working for a small local tech company, writing content for websites, editing my colleagues’ work, writing blogs, and generating SEO-friendly key terms.

I won a special selection at the 2019 Helen Stewart Poetry Award contest.

I’m planning on returning back to school to earn my M. Ed. in Secondary Education (English/Language Arts) in fall 2020.

I have a wonderful boyfriend, an amazing dog, and a pretty cool family. My best friend lives in California.

I’m about 3 months away from paying off my car.

Currently working on:

  • Obtaining my First Aid/CPR/AED certification through the American Red Cross. completed September 7, 2019
  • Attending a CCW class with my mother.
  • Finish reposting content from the previous incarnation of Raconteuse.
  • Writing a tutorial on how to utilize WordPress multisite for a fanlisting collective as I’ve done with Trollop & Apple.
  • Getting Indeed Ultimate Learning Pro sorted out on Writeropolis Industries.
  • Creating reusable and “on brand” social media images for all projects.
  • Clearing out my Google Drive of years and years of assorted ideas: writing ideas, poems, website project ideas, and so on.
  • Moving over to https for my domains.

Short Term Plans:

  • Taking myself on more Artist’s Dates.
  • Practice piano.
  • Fleshing out my ideas for mini-classes on Writeropolis.
  • Building the flagship creativity master class on Writeropolis.
  • Getting paid work through Writeropolis.

Long Term Plans:

  • Create an LLC.
  • Hire an accountant to handle my books as a freelancer.
  • Self-publishing my three poetry collections – Regina, Ars Amatoria, and Roadside Afflictions.
  • Researching Patreon to support Writeropolis Industries. (It’s a no-go; I plan to focus on Substack instead).
  • What to focus on for a Writeropolis YouTube and/or podcast.
  • Building a Silent Book Club for Las Vegas.
  • Saving up to take my boyfriend to Disneyland for the first time.
  • Saving up and attending AWP 2020.
  • Saving up for Universal Studios with my BFF.
  • Visit the remaining missions in California: San Antonio de Padua, San Miguel Arcángel, San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, La Purísima Concepción, Santa Inés, Santa Barbara, San Buenaventura,  San Fernando Rey de España, San Gabriel Arcángel, San Juan Capistrano.
  • Saving up to visit Japan.
  • Save up for a house in Las Vegas.

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