About Me

My name is Valeen and I am a typical college gradwith no job :/ i graduated last june with a journalism degree and have been sitting home ever since. the job market sucks right now especially for journalists.. so i’ve decided to just blog for the time being. My style is very simple, down to earth and easy. I love the simple things in life; nature, love, science, art, etc. Β besides writing i also love to draw and take photos.


28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. boomiebol
    Aug 18, 2012 @ 16:20:41

    Thanks for stopping my blog


  2. fgwadmin
    Sep 07, 2012 @ 04:13:12

    Thanks for stopping by the Full Gamut Workshop. Have you looked into iFreelance for a job? I have a link to it on the sidebar of my blog. Hope you stop by again!


  3. bobthemartian
    Sep 09, 2012 @ 17:19:09

    Journalism sounds like an awesome job to go into. But if the job market isn’t good right now….. hmph.


  4. Lipstick and Chaos
    Sep 09, 2012 @ 23:59:50

    I commend you for writing because as an aspiring writer w/o a degree in Journalism – the key is to write everyday!!! So, you are already steps ahead of some of us πŸ™‚ I wish you the best of luck in your endeavours!! Keep your chin up and keep trucking along and btw, thanks for blog follow!


  5. billgncs
    Sep 10, 2012 @ 02:18:44

    thanks for stopping by. Good luck with your job search. Are you willing to work outside of your field ?


  6. arturohmagana
    Sep 10, 2012 @ 23:26:15

    Thanks for checking out my blog. I’ll be posting many more short stories.


  7. arturohmagana
    Sep 11, 2012 @ 00:43:17

    Thanks, I’ll keep an eye out on your posts.


  8. Kathie Vezzani
    Sep 11, 2012 @ 05:28:21

    Hi thanks for stopping by my blog. When I graduated with a journalism degree there weren’t any jobs then, either. I went into marketing and business development for architects and engineers. Check out SMPS, Society for Marketing Professional Services. It’s a good gig, and you get to use all of your skills.


  9. Vicki
    Sep 14, 2012 @ 17:33:09

    Awesome start!


  10. vrgoddard
    Sep 14, 2012 @ 18:49:28

    Valeen –
    How big is the journalism field? There are so many directions to choose from. Have you decided yet what area of journalism you want to pursue? Have you decided if you are willing to relocate?
    Just a few questions to consider in you job search if you haven’t already. I wish you the best in you endeavors. And thanks for visiting my blog. I pray you find some encouragement and maybe a little inspiration to follow your dreams.


    • Reality Shutters
      Sep 15, 2012 @ 00:37:25

      Thank you very much for your interest. I have checked many options but its just difficult because it is a very competitive field. I’ve even tried interning and freelancing options but even that is still a process to get into. I am still keeping my head up tho and I am thinking about going back to school as well.. Maybe that might help. As far as relocating, it was a thought but I’m not too sure on that just yet but it still remains an option. Thanks again for your kind words and sincere thoughts. It truly does help a lot and keeps me motivated πŸ™‚


  11. sagedoyle
    Sep 15, 2012 @ 01:18:06

    I’ve nominated you for the One Lovely Blogger Award, see the link on my blog http://wp.me/p2DnTA-a9 good luck!!!


  12. the_tovarysh_connection
    Sep 16, 2012 @ 00:35:21

    Why don’t you check out Kana’s Chronicles blog. I know that she has done free lance work and one of her posts had a link for potential jobs. Best of luck to you!


  13. quite simply
    Sep 29, 2012 @ 05:42:47

    I can identify with the journo stuff as I too have a journo degree. I did an internship at a nearby paper 4 years ago and built a rapport with the editor. to this day she still ALWAYS publishes my work, heres the link to some of it, which in turn allows me to have a good body of work to present, also it keeps the writing muscle exercised http://jennhammerphotography.wordpress.com/published-stuff-words-images/
    As Dory said in Finding Nemo ‘just keep swimming, just keep swimming…’


  14. newstart4liz
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 23:07:00

    I like your style and your heart
    thanks for visiting my blog too


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