About Me

Y. M. Nelson is a writer, instructor, and crafter. She has a B.A. in English from Salem College and an M.A. in English from UNC-Charlotte focusing on creative and technical writing. Some of her freelance clients include The Charlotte Observer and The Mountain Island Monitor. She published her first eStory in February 2017, entitled “Twenty-Four Hours of Freedom.” Currently, she is teaching English at a local community college and finishing her first serial novel.

About “Writing Through Career Transition” (aka my blog):

“Writing Through Career Transition” started as a catharsis/rant/resource about my situation at the time: dealing with a (non-writing) job layoff while trying to find that unicorn known as a successful creative writing career. It has since blossomed into a resource for all things writing related–my journey, resources for other writers, and writing Q&A–while still being somewhat of a rant on career and update on unicorn sightings. (Featured on Charlotte Five.com)

About My Books

For current and upcoming books by Y. M. Nelson,  interviews, and more “about me” type stuff, check out:

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  1. Good evening. I found your profile on linkedin and decided to follow you as we shared much in common. I also work as an English Adjunct and write a blog Cupcakecache which was part of our business plan until we closed in December due to my husband’s illness. I am also trying to get more published and write daily. Best of luck to both of us! Looking forward to following your blog.

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