I used to say I’d never move to a red state. And then I did. And it’s changed my life for the better. As I got to know my new Midwest home, I realize how living in a bubble and subscribing to the Middle America stereotypes is truly damaging to this country. Read my full editorial essay in the Indianapolis Star (IndyStar) and USA Today.
I’m so excited to share this story I wrote about the inspiring and talented founders of the Twisted Fry food truck for The Good Men Project. One of the reasons I love Terre Haute is discovering the hidden gem stories to tell, like this one. Read the story here.
Christopher Adkins is a chef with a mission. Every Wednesday evening, he can be found preparing fresh dinners for upwards of 200 attendees at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. But it’s the ingredients in those dinners that really get Adkins excited, and inspired the idea for Ingredient Trading Company (ITC)—a concept that supports his ultimate food mission: food preservation. Read more in Edible Indy magazine.
When I moved to Indiana last year, one of the first things I did was look for writing opportunities. To do that, I went to where local writers “hang out” (both physically and virtually). I’m now writing regularly for several well-known local publications. If you recently moved to a new city – or are faced with relocating in the near future – here are a seven strategies to help you find your writing tribe.