Coffee with Scott Simon of iHeartnola

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I officially met Scott Simon a year or two ago when he interviewed me for his site, iHeartnola (IHN). He liked a piece I wrote about tattoo artists and when he reached out to me, I was excited to meet him since I’d been following IHN for quite some time. Started in 2009 and run completely by Scott, IHN covers local fashion, art, culture,…

When You’re Tired of Skinny Jeans

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[wearing: Elizabeth and James crop top, Madewell Perfect Summer Jean, Jeffrey Campbell heels, thrifted purse] I’m really into the current “Perfect Summer Jean” style from Madewell – it reminds me of the old 90s Friends jeans, which I realize is usually not said as a good thing, but I just love them. They’re so comfortable and a welcome break from all…

Colleen Young on Self-Publishing her First Books

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In my recent post about writing, I mentioned my friend Colleen’s self-published trilogy series (Book 3 is coming next month). She’s already had over 600 downloads to date and gotten a really great response from readers, so I wanted to pick her brain about the world of self-publishing and her adventures in writing. I met Colleen my freshman year of college and…