When we first met as mentor and mentee, we began exploring each other’s writing tastes. Sure, we had a lot in common but we also had our strengths and weaknesses as awesome writers. We decided to swap our favorite genres of writing, and provide rules and guidelines for each other to see what developed when we pushed ourselves out of our writing comfort zones.
Lyz Mancini is a writer and copy director whose work has appeared in outlets like Slate, Man Repeller, HuffPost, Bustle and XoJane. She has also done work for brands like Clinique, Lola and Jet.com. She is currently a Pitch Wars Mentee 2020.