How to show and not tell in your cover letter

I’ve talked a lot recently about showing and not telling in your cover letter. I addressed it after reviewing intern applications and in yesterday’s Workshop Wednesday. You can’t just say you’re passionate about sports or that you’d make a great addition. Well, you can, but I don’t think it puts your best foot forward, and it certainly doesn’t set you…

Workshop Wednesday – March 28, 2012

Welcome to the first edition of Workshop Wednesday!¬†Each Wednesday I will randomly select a cover letter sent in by sports job seekers and critique the letter. If you want to know more about how it works or how to send in your cover letter, see this post. I have left comments open, but I will only approve comments with respectful…

Announcing: Workshop Wednesday

As an aspiring fiction writer (in my abundant free time), I follow the blogs of several literary agents. Since my own agent (Laura Bradford) doesn’t have a blog, I don’t mind telling you the BookEnds blog is one of my favorites. Hopefully the ladies over at BookEnds will take my “borrowing” their Workshop Wednesday concept as the sincerest form of…

How I Made Internship Hiring Decisions

So, it turns out hiring interns can give you heartburn. I had no idea the quality of the applicants would all be so high! I had to make some incredibly hard choices – and, in fact, I’m still not done. That means if you haven’t heard from me yet, you’re still in the running. Since I’m largely done making decisions,…

Now Accepting Internship Applications!

Before you apply, please read this post. I will not accept any applications by email. To apply, click on the Jobs Listing tab at the top of the page. Select the internship you’d like to apply for and complete the form. You’ll have to upload a resume for any of the positions, and if you’re applying for the undergraduate internship…

Looking for Interns

I’m going to be hiring several (unpaid) interns for the summer. These interns will work with me on non-ESPN related matters, so you will not be an ESPN intern. If you’re still interested, keep reading…. The bulk of what I need assistance with is my two books, which are both due to my publishers this summer. The first is called…

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