End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence
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End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance. These are activities that could (or should) be done once a month if you’re active on your computer, but AT LEAST do them yearly. Like this week. For most writers I know, life zooms by, filled with research, writing, editing, critique groups, reading, promotions (of our … Continue reading

4 Reasons You Want a PLN and 13 Ways to Build One
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4 Reasons You Want a PLN and 13 Ways to Build One

When a colleague tells you s/he heard about a writing competition from someone in her PLN, do you first wonder what she’s talking about–not the contest but the three-letter acronym? Or maybe you think, ‘Of course [Amanda] has a PLN. She’s a geek.’ You might even understand the purpose of a PLN–to provide writers with … Continue reading

27+ Tips I Wish I’d Known About Blogging
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27+ Tips I Wish I’d Known About Blogging

A while ago, I wrote a post about what I’d wished I’d known before I started blogging. You can read the article here; I’ll summarize the six gold nuggets for new bloggers: only reblog 10% of someone else’s post. hot links are bad.  it takes a long time to write a post I need to … Continue reading

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Writers Tip #48: Have a Web Presence

When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots of times–there are simple fixes. These writer’s tips will come at you once a week, giving you plenty of time to go through your story and make … Continue reading