To find work in journalism, it’s usually about who you know. And a good place to start schmoozing is at events sponsored by journalism groups. Last night, I got a quality dose of networking at the annual fundraising gala for the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA). It was worth every penny of my $100 ticket.
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.
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.
I just bought a new camera and a new camcorder! Even though I’m not gadget-y, learning these two tools will be exciting. Yes, expect better photos on this website. I also have fantasies of posting videos about our cats…I know what you’re thinking, that I’ve been single too long and have turned into a cat woman. Haha. Maybe so. Lately, …
I can’t believe it but I’ve managed to blog faithfully for a whole year. How thrilling to hit my one-year anniversary!
My pet grammar peeve is worth reading. If you get this straight, you’ll instantly look smarter and more educated. It’s about “it” vs. “they.”
The eponymous New York newspaperman Pete Hamill also teaches at NYU’s journalism department. He visited with my class and shared tons of wisdom about life and writing.