Issue 12  •  Spring 2013

Top That

Top That: Eight Tips for the Wannabe Writer

Written by Leah Konen|Illustration by Molly Schulman

You’ve been writing for as long as you can remember, from childhood scribbles to angsty teen poetry to stories that made you think, “Hey, maybe I’ve got something here.” You’ve ignored all practical wisdom and guidance counselor stats on how much money working writers actually earn and have decided to try and make it as a writer after all. Where to begin? Leah Konen, author of the upcoming YA novel The After Girls shares her tips and tricks.

 

Spring Cleaning Soundtrack

Written by Kerry Cardoza|Illustrations by Jenny Yoo

Life isn’t all watching Seinfeld reruns on the couch and stalking Mindy Kaling on Twitter. Sometimes we have to do things we don’t want to do, things we may have been putting off, things like cleaning our apartments. Lucky for you, we have created the perfect soundtrack to motivate you to get off the Internet and get your floors shining. So pump up the volume, dress up like Beyonce in the “Why Don’t You Love Me” video if you need to, and get to work. With these bumping beats, your humble abode will be ready for a Walking Dead viewing party before the playlist is over!

 

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