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How to Quit Your Job and Write for a Living

How to write for yourself. Here is how to make a career in writing versus daydreaming about a romanticized version of a writer’s life. To grab the reigns and succeed with a money-making freelance career, you need to think critically about what you want and what your skills are. Then you can make an educated choice on the type of writing role that’s right for you. Google freelance writing for ongoing gigs. you may choose to pursue content marketing, ghost writing, editing, ghost editing, journalism for industries that have an ongoing need for writers. Think: science, finance, health, parenting, tech, or any topic that interests you. The list is almost endless.

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What to Expect at #ASJA2018 Writers Conference • May 18–19, 2018 • New York City

#ASJA2018 offers 46 instructive panel sessions and workshops, plus three dynamic keynote speakers over two days guaranteed to help you grow as a writer, plus the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with editors, agents and publishers. ASJA stands as the country’s leading and most prestigious association of successful journalists, authors and nonfiction and literary nonfiction writers. Keynote Speaker Daniel Jones, NYTimes; Dorri Olds, Advanced Track Chair, Nancy Dunham, Intermediate Track Chair; and Carolyn Crist, Beginner Track Chair. Two more Keynote Speakers are authors Aimee Ross and Katherine Reynolds Lewis.

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Writers Learn to Earn at #ASJA2018

American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) 47th Annual Writers Conference • Navigate. Motivate. Captivate. Register Now to Save! To learn more about the Conference and How to Join click here This year’s New York City conference will be held at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel 811 7th Avenue at West 53rd Street, New York City. Friday, May … Read more

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When You Wake Up and Your YouTube Channel Has 888K Views!

A-list celebrities I’ve interviewed include Steven Spielberg, Susan Sarandon, Woody Allen, Ryan Gosling, James Franco, Helen Mirren, and many more. I’ve been a guest on Dr. Drew, Seven On Your Side, NY1 and radio shows. My New York Times essay is required reading at CUNY and my stories have been published in several book anthologies.

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SAVE THE DATE Saturday, May 21, 2016 ASJA Annual Writers Conference

SAVE THE DATE! Sat., May 21, 2pm. Latest Social Media Tricks: What Works and What’s a Turnoff. There’s never enough time in a writer’s life. It can be overwhelming without tips and tricks for efficiency. Don’t waste valuable hours.

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Connecting to Readers—With Social Media

I will be speaking on a panel for writers on Sat., May 30, 2015. Here are the deets: UPublishU at BEA Conference • 5/30 at 1:30pm “Connecting to Readers—With Social Media” Tools & Marketing Mania Time 1:30pm-2:20pm Room 1E08 So many readers, so little time to make the right connection. For authors with busy schedules, and … Read more

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ASJA Panel: Use Social Media to Land Writing Gigs and Make Money

I am proud to announce my upcoming writers panel! Here’s a LINK to my panel info. CLICK TO REGISTER ASJA 2015 Conference: Connect for Success at the Roosevelt Hotel (map) May 1, 2015 • 11AM – 12:15PM Use Social Media to Land Writing Gigs and Make Money (session: F06) Most  hard-working professionals feel like there’s never enough time in a day. Between … Read more

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Teaching Tip: Make The Right Impression at Your Presentation With Video Projection Systems

Making the right impression when presenting is key, not only to delivering your core message, but to help establish or maintain your credibility on the topic. A slip up on your presentation, or a poor quality video projection, and you risk damaging that vital first impression forever. Getting it right requires a well-designed, well-themed video … Read more

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I Just Want a Piece of You: Murderabilia on Facebook

Through murderabilia websites, auctions, and even Facebook, signed 8″x10″ glossies of serial killers go for hundreds. This is an underworld where anything goes. Groupies pay for fingernail clippings, locks of hair, and even foot scrapings. Graphic crime scene photos of decomposing murder victims and dirt from victims’ graves can be purchased.,,, and

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The Definitive Guide To Higher Rankings For WordPress Sites—It’s in the SEO

This article has been kept up to date for 2013 with the best practices for WordPress SEO. WordPress version 3.3.1 is the most current release. The goal of this article is to let all the info of all the different articles I wrote about the topic, here and on other sites, fall into one big piece: the final WordPress SEO tutorial from Yoast

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