Visit These Six Blogs. Now.

I have just concluded teaching a six-week class--"Writing Compelling Blog Posts" at The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland--and thoroughly enjoyed learning more about blogging and writing myself, as we spent six Tuesday nights workshopping each other's potential blog posts. We were a bit large for a workshop--eighteen strong, when everyone could make it--but we found …

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5 Things to Remember While You Blog

So you've answered the "5 Questions to Ask Before You Blog" that I posed to you in the last post, and your blog is underway. Congratulations! Remember that your blog is a project of creative writing as much as your novel-in-progress or budding memoir. But there are important differences, and they are worth keeping in …

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Blog

Today I'm giving you a sneak peek at some of the curriculum of "Writing Compelling Blog Posts," a six-week workshop I'm leading at The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland, starting next Tuesday, April 17th. Unlike most classes on blogging, we won't be discussing SEO optimization or social-media promotion. The course is, instead, a true writing …

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