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Top 10+ Geek-Friendly Bars In and Around Nashville

If you’re like me, you're obsessed with ’80s toys, video games, pop culture trivia, weird collectibles, cult films, comic books and other novelties. Pair that with craft beer, and your heart is content. If you live in or around Nashville (or are just visiting), here are 10-plus, must-see geek-friendly bars and venues for you fellow nerds… Continue reading Top 10+ Geek-Friendly Bars In and Around Nashville

All Blog Posts By Topic, Arts & Entertainment, Pop Culture

Why I’m Obsessed with ‘Back to the Future’

I remember the magic moment when I watched; gripping the edge of the seat as my preteen crush Marty McFly stood on the gas and hit 88 mph. The Flux capacitor lit up in all its glory—sending him back in time. I was hooked. Something about the way the DeLorean transported Michael J. Fox’s character… Continue reading Why I’m Obsessed with ‘Back to the Future’

All Blog Posts By Topic, Journalism, Marketing, Writing Tips

Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer

I’ve seen this debate from both sides. Ten years ago, I would’ve said that making a living off freelance writing alone was impossible. As a college student then, I had my hand in many pies. Along with unpaid (or low-paid) summer internships at various local magazines and newspapers, I also sent out my resume to… Continue reading Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer

All Blog Posts By Topic, Nashville Lifestyle, Poetry

Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene

This year, I celebrated International Woman’s Day (Sat., March 8, 2014) by stepping outside my comfort zone and returning to the stage to bear my soul to the world. I discovered my first open mic night in Nashville, TN—Poetry in the Brew, held every second Saturday at the Portland Brew East coffee shop in East… Continue reading Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene