Tune in for an Interview with Roshaunda (that’s me!)

I am going to be featured on Conversations in the Nic of Time radio show in an interview with Nicci Roach. I’ll be discussing writing, offering some writing tips, and talking about coaching women working on their doctorates. I’ll also drop a few tidbits about myself you may not have known. 🙂 The audio fromContinue reading “Tune in for an Interview with Roshaunda (that’s me!)”

All the Things You Are

This morning, I challenge you to write down the ways you are strong, bold, courageous, loved, motivated, healthy, intelligent, creative, enough, confident, special, beautiful, fearless, focused, disciplined, wanted, peaceful, capable, and grateful. Then revisit the list every day. Let me know what happens in your life when you do.

Summer Session Means Stress for Skeleton Staff

7/10/2017 Good morning fabulous OWC coaches! Well, the time is upon us when the OWC traffic will ramp up. Students are coming off of the holiday and hunkering down to finish their summer terms. While f2f traffic has been light, the OWC has been busier this year than normal (as you know!). Based on howContinue reading “Summer Session Means Stress for Skeleton Staff”

Session Notes

Higher Order Concerns We talked about ways to develop a main idea using the following strategies Listing Scribing Considering readers’ needs and what is missing that will help make meaning Essay Organizer worksheet Lower Order Concerns I pointed out some patterns of error, including punctuation and how to recognize a sentence and know when sentencesContinue reading “Session Notes”

Introducing Dr. Jones

I have a character, Dr. Laila E. Jones, who runs a university writing center. In my head, her story unfolds through her writing – her emails, journal entries, Teams messages at work, text messages with loved ones, conference proposals, etc. I honestly have no idea where her story will take her or any of us,Continue reading “Introducing Dr. Jones”

Reading, Writing, and Ritual

When my family takes a road trip and we cross a state line, we all do the wave and chant, “[State name], woohoo!” It’s corny, but we look forward to it. At the outset of our trips, our teenage kids ask how many state lines we will cross, and we all keep watch as we getContinue reading “Reading, Writing, and Ritual”