Writers’ roundup

Writers’ Roundup: November 16

November 16, 2012

Who’s ready for Thanksgiving week?! I’m turning it into a one-week email and social media detox… Details on the blog Monday about how I’m hoping to pull it off. For now, a bunch of reads to last you until the holiday: Find out how to land a new opportunity even if you don’t have relevant […]

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Writers’ Roundup: November 9

November 9, 2012

Hope everyone had a healthy and productive week! Here are this week’s finds from around the web: At Zen Habits, Leo asks: is health insurance a bad investment if you work for yourself? Worth reading if you’re already on your own or thinking about moving in that direction. What a cool spin on publishing: Fast […]

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Writers’ Roundup: November 2

November 2, 2012

Happy November! Still thinking of everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy this week. For those of you who do have power, here are a few weekend reads: “Spending your precious time and energy focusing on other people’s issues is a waste.” That’s why Ryan Ferrier says you should take ownership of your life. If you’re in […]

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Writers’ Roundup: October 26

October 26, 2012

Happy almost-Halloween! Are you doing anything spooky this weekend? Grab your candy, have a seat, and check out this week’s reading: How are you funding your passion? Scott from Live Your Legend shares five not-so-obvious ways anyone can make an extra $1,000 a month. Even if you’re inspired, Sean Ogle says that pursuing too many […]

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Writers’ Roundup: October 19

October 19, 2012

It looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend here in DC. Hope you manage to get outside for a bit, wherever you are! In the meantime, here are this week’s reads: Over at Social Triggers, Derek Halpern explains how to email influential people — his first point is KEY. Have you submitted your […]

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Writers’ Roundup: October 12

October 12, 2012

Happy weekend! Before getting into this week’s reads, here’s a video on first world problems that will change how you think about today (via Joel Runyon’s Blog of Impossible Things): Don’t assume your reader is OK with a Kindle copy, and other insider tips about how to get book endorsements and reviews, from Claire Diaz-Ortiz. […]

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Writers’ Roundup: October 5

October 5, 2012

Happy weekend! Here are some of my favorite links from around the web this week: What does your perfect day look like? Envisioning it is the first step to living the life you want right now, says Sean Ogle. “If you can’t influence the outcome, ignore the possibility,” and more on the wishing/doing gap from […]

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Writers’ Roundup: September 28

September 28, 2012

Happy Friday! Some links to catch up on this weekend: Chris Guillebeau on self-employment: “The best opportunities in the new economy are centered on creating your own assets.” SO TRUE! Is it really possible to make travel writing into a career? Maybe with these 10 tips from Travelllll. Find out what Joanna at The Creative […]

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Writers’ Roundup: September 21

September 21, 2012

Tomorrow’s the first day of fall. Can you believe it? Here are some reads to cozy up with this weekend: Linda Formichelli suggests at Copyblogger that you try a pay-what-you-want model for your next product to generate more revenue (even though that sounds counter-intuitive). Let Dan Oshinsky help you build a better journalism toolbelt with […]

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Writers’ Roundup: September 14

September 14, 2012

Hope you had a productive week! If you’re interested in my new course, Become a Twitter Power User, check back here Monday — that’s when sign-up opens. Here are some links to enjoy this weekend: Manage your life more efficiently with this fantastic list of tech tools from Jenny Blake. The Creative Penn reveals how […]

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