free writing workbook
Free workbook: What’s your next step?

If you’ve got decisions to make, your own words might offer the best advice. Your words are a source of power, insight and confidence for your badass self. My free, nine-page writing workbook can help you see yourself in a fresh, creative light. Even reading through the pages might spark new ideas. For sure, you can avoid the mistakes that wrecked me — until writing saved my life. 

 

How to search & do more with Google

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Searching on Google goes way beyond typing in a few key words. And getting skill-savvy is actually easy. Here are some dazzling, easy ways to step up your game. These tips took me beyond my comfort zone to be more jazzed about online research. I hope this post will inspire you too. So get ready for an exciting tour. Our …

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How punctuation works

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A lot of my students are annoyed by punctuation. They think it’s a bother to deal with commas, periods, dashes, hyphens, semi-colons and colons. But then, I take them through two drills. And suddenly, they get it: Punctuation is a fantastic tool for self-expression! It’s the ultimate accessory for the style-savvy writer. My drills come from fabulous moments in “Eats, …

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How to build your online brand

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Want to know how to attract more followers to your blog and Twitter? Jinal Shah is a digital medial strategist who works for Electric Artists, which helps businesses create blogs, Facebook and Twitter accounts to build customer loyalty. She gave great advice to my New School “Introduction to New Journalism” class.

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