Cindy Cunningham writes to counteract alternative facts; most recently, this occurs via creative nonfiction/memoir. She was involved in the infamous Rest-Area-Potty-Riot on the way to the 2017 D.C. Women’s March. When not marching, she gains knowledge from her brilliant students at ARGS in Petersburg, VA.
Elizabeth Ferris is a freelance book editor and writer living in Richmond. A regular contributor to Richmond magazine, she holds a BA in English from the College of William & Mary and leads writing workshops for kids and adults. She believes writing things down is the ultimate superpower. Elizabethferris.com
Paige Fulton is a writer, zine maker, and possible witch based in Richmond. She has been a student at Life in 10 Minutes since classes were held at the antique book store after hours, and has works of nonfiction featured online and in print. More of her art and writing can be found at Softweb Studio Collective.
Valley Haggard is the founder of www.lifein10minutes.com, the author of "The Halfway House for Writers" and the co-editor of "Nine Lives: A Life in 10 Minutes Anthology." Her new book, "Surrender Your Weapons: Writing to Heal" is forthcoming from Life in 10 Minutes Press this spring.
Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of "Love in a Carry-on Bag," "Second House From the Corner," and "And Then There Was Me."She teaches writing workshops at Life in 10 minutes. For more visit www.sadeqajohnson.net.
As submissions to Life in 10 Minutes continue to increase, we are seeking an intern for 5 hours a week. Duties include:
-Minor website maintenance (no HTML required); posting daily submissions with tags
-Managing submissions; creating and maintaining a posting schedule
-Communicating with authors to let them know when their work will be published
-Transcribing written word to typed text
-Occasional marketing duties
We're looking for someone who is 18+, organized, responsible,and at least somewhat interested in creative nonfiction, publishing, or web development. This will be a telecommuting job with less than one hour a week in our Carytown office.
The internship will not pay you in dollars, however, it will pay you in recommendations, job experience, and good will! And you will be able to put on your resume that you played a critical role in the birth and growth of an innovative new web magazine.
Interested applicants should write for 10 minutes about why this job appeals to you and why it should be yours, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also attach a resume if you want, but you don't have to and we might not even read it!
Send in applications by March 15th; applicant will be selected by March 30. We're looking for at least a 3 month commitment to start, with the opportunity to extend if the work requires it.
I always wanted to be a cover girl- or at least a head floating around in a sea of awesomeness. Thank you, Richmond Magazine!