I’m going to be a Master: Grad school begins

The thing about graduate school is that is really is a life change. I took me about two years to select the programs I ended up applying for. I have to say being fortunate enough of getting accepted more more than one university was a dream, but it also made for a very difficult decision. There were many aspects to consider when choosing a program. What the deciding factors came…

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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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Communications Today: How people come across in writing and ROW80 check in

People communicate in so many ways through writing these days that different forms and even “languages” have been created. I think how someone writes reflects on their person whether for good or bad and some people seem to forget that others are only meeting their “writing persona”. As a communications professional and a writer, this dichotomy has interested me lately. Twitter – Shortcuts to fun, engaging content People use so…

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Overheard on the #ROW80

I’ve picked up my game on the reading front with another fiction book started and a craft book that I’m just about halfway through. I already know I will re-read this craft book again. I’ve also been reading lots of blogs and commenting when possible (i.e. when Blogger lets me). Good news: The blogging series on genres is coming together nicely! February is booked and March is booked save for…

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Guest Post: Alberta Ross – Indie author reflects on social media and ROW80

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like you – readers/bloggers/writers) to: chip in, give tips, suggest books and other materials for study, teach me the ways of the warrior writer, and offer to guest post here at…

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