Turning over a new leaf before 2015

A colleague of mine said to me last week: “When you commit to something you don’t do it in moderation┬ádo you?” I laughed and then I starting thinking about what she said. She’s right. When I’m on track, I’m on track! I’ve blogged a lot less frequently because most of my free time is now dedicated to completing my MA degree. I’ve successfully completed 8 courses, I’m currently taking my…

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Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest – Social media strategy & Row80

Working in Communications and being a writer and blogger, I’ve heard my fair share of theories on social media numbers and klout. I’ve been blogging for over two years now and I’ve been actively using Facebook and Twitter to engage with other bloggers and writers for over a year, and it’s time to look at growth opportunities. My (new) strategies for gaining klout and a dedicated blog readership I think…

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Book Clubs and ROW80 check in

So I was chatting with a friend over dinner and we got onto the topic of what the other was reading. We both said how we would love to be in a book club or to start a book club. I like to be in book clubs where I would read stories that I normally wouldn’t pick myself and maybe some difficult books that I’d love to read in conjunction…

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Writing Daily – Keeping the machine well oiled

So I’ve been bad. Bad probably since about March 2012. It haven’t been completely abstaining from writing, but I sure have taken my time to: take a break from fiction writing think about new fiction ideas debate whether or not to edit novel #1 move back to Canada get full-time employment in Canada settle back into Canadian lifestyle. I’ve posted a blog here and there, but I’m ready to write…

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