So You Want To Be A … Freelance Journalist

I’m not the only auntie who wants to share some hard-earned experience with you. Meet Clair, a freelance journalist who writes mostly about science, drinks, music, bartending and food. She’s got some great advice on how to get assignments, pay those pesky self-employment taxes and manage the stress of a feast-or-famine income. Tell us about your career path. What did you … Read More

So You Want To Be A … River Guide

I’m not the only auntie who wants to share some hard-won experience with you. Meet Becca, one of the first women guides on Western whitewater. She turned her fourteen seasons as an oarswoman on the Colorado and other rivers into a collection of essays about whitewater guiding, Reading Water: Lessons from the River, as well as a novel, Junction, Utah (2014 Willa Literary Award Winner for … Read More

So You Wanna Be A … Beauty Blogger

I’m not the only auntie who wants to pass along some hard-earned knowledge and experience. Meet Christina, the blogger/makeup artist/stylist behind PinkLux, a community for everyone who loves fashion and beauty on a budget. I first spotted Christina at a See Jane Write event and thought, “If that girl’s not a beauty blogger, she should be.” She radiates confidence and natural beauty, something … Read More

So You Wanna Be A … Neuroscientist

I’m not the only auntie who wants to share some hard-won experience with you. Meet my friend (and personal hero), Nicole D., a Postdoctoral Scholar doing research on traumatic brain injuries at the University of California San Francisco. She studied Neuroscience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has great advice for any young woman interested in a STEM career. … Read More