Tag Archives: online

Postpartum musings on work

Everyone’s been telling me to relax and take it easy, to recover from having a c-section and a gigantic baby, and not to worry about work or working for awhile. I’m trying, y’all, I really am. I’m doing a good … Continue reading

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January gets underway

I don’t generally make New Year’s Resolutions, personal or professional. I never remember to keep them, so what’s the point, other than to set myself up for failure? Who needs that? I try to take things as they come along, … Continue reading

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What’s your major?

Allena Tapia recently conducted a useful discussion on her About.com blog about freelance writing. She asked what major is the best major for a fledgling freelance writer. She asked those of us who make a living by freelancing to weigh … Continue reading

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Paper copies

You know what is currently frustrating me? No? Ah, well let me just tell you then. Many of my best writing clips are not in digital format. In fact, most of my favorite clips from my stint as a reporter … Continue reading

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Retro References

Editor & Publisher’s website ran a really interesting column by Ralph Keyes a few days back: “Eddie Haskell and Howard Beale: Go Home! Journos are Alienating Readers With ‘Retro’ References.’” In the column, Keyes explains that many journalists are using … Continue reading

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And another one down..

Good-bye, Seattle Post-Intelligencer. On the heels of the Rocky Mountain News’ demise, comes the end of the P-I as it’s been known for nearly 150 years. At least the newspaper is not completely history; they’re still operating as an online … Continue reading

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Seduced into subscribing

Jennifer Roland of Jen’s Writing Journey posted an interesting nugget on her blog yesterday: Glamour magazine is offering a special annual subscription rate of $1.50.  That’s right. A buck-fifty. Crazy, huh? Pandora of MediaBistro’s Fishbowl/LA sums it up nicely with … Continue reading

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