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Nayia Moysidis
Nayia Moysidis is the Founder of Writer’s Bloq, a literary collective that helps great writers get discovered. Nayia graduated from Columbia’s Creative Writing program in May 2011. During her years at Columbia, she played Division I soccer, explored six continents, and held positions at Film London, VISA, SportsMark, and Simon & Schuster. She has been published in Women 2.0, The Levo League, The Daily Muse, The Huffington Post, and Forbes. Follow her on NAYIAisms.

Entries by Nayia Moysidis

The Only Resolution

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 2:55 PM

New years are supposed to be about fresh starts. About new beginnings and start-overs and impossible possibility. But every year, instead of diving forward into the pool of chance, I find myself sinking helplessly into what once was. Memories flood my throat like quicksand, warm and fierce and treacherous. Because...

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How Watching Jerry Maguire Can Help You Raise Money

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2013 | 3:53 PM

Five minutes before my first-ever pitch to an investor, I practiced Jerry Maguire in the mirror.

"Show me the money," I told myself six or seven times, and then just once, just as a final pump-up tactic, one epic shout: "SHOW ME THE MONEY!" When I emerged from the Starbucks...

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When It's Time to Call Ghostbusters

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 11:07 AM

If we ask ourselves how much of our time in the present we spend in the past, most of us would realize we're plagued with a perpetual, insufferable case of nostalgia. You think it would get easier as you grow up, that you'd somehow figure out the tricks, master the...

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Desirability Stock inflation

(0) Comments | Posted December 26, 2012 | 7:03 PM

Scouting for a decent man on campus required a great deal of focus. You had to see past the sprinting engineering students, the slouching athletes and the arguing SIPA grads and try and find the prospects with an ounce of charm. On an Ivy League campus, they are few and...

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Sleeping With the Frenemy

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 4:12 PM

You might have heard a few weeks ago of a large, powerful suitor attempting to charm the sweetheart of the group, and no, we're not talking about The Bachelor. We're referring to HarperCollins offering to buy Penguin with a last-minute $1.6 billion bid. Maybe you were surprised to...

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Unpublished? You Don't Actually Suck.

(50) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 10:00 AM

I'm going to tell you a story, but I must warn you, you've heard it before. It's the one about Dr. Seuss's rhyme genius being rejected 30 times and Stephen King's manuscript of the famous thriller Carrie being tossed into a trashcan by the author himself and yes, even J.K....

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