Leigh Fisher

I'm from Neptune. No, not the farthest planet from the sun, but from Neptune, New Jersey. I'm a writer, poet, blogger, and an Oxford comma enthusiast.

I go by @SleeplessAuthor on Twitter and @SleeplessAuthoress on Instagram.

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Using Social Media Professionally
8 months ago
It’s common for prospective employers or university admissions committees to Google candidates. What they find can either be great, nonexistent, or rather bad. Keeping in contact with friends and fami...
Setting Goals as a Creative Writer
8 months ago
The very existence of the word creative lends itself to flippant motivation and capricious inspiration. Like a library book, it lends itself out freely. It’s easy not to have a specific goal when you’...
A Month of Literary Insanity
8 months ago
National Novel Writing Month is not for the faint of hand, but it's an incredible writing challenge. Writing a novel in thirty days is insanity. It’s pure literary madness. However, it teaches you to ...
5 Interview Blunders to Avoid
9 months ago
Experience is often one of the best ways to learn what to do and what not to do in an interview. We learn from our mistakes. However, here’s a few mistakes you can avoid making by learning from my hil...
6 Fall Things to Inspire Writers
9 months ago
It’s only been a few weeks since summer officially ended, but nights are getting colder. I love fall weather, but I can already feel my motivation waning a little knowing that soon I’ll be freezing as...
Surviving Professional Writing & Editing
10 months ago
If you’re preparing to launch into a career as a writer, start embracing the editing process. Because you’re going to be doing it a lot once you have a position as a writer or editor. From various day...