Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Around the Word

Some expert advice to get you over the Hump Day:
  • Maggie Lemere and Zoë West, editors of Nowhere to Be Home: Narratives from Survivors of Burma’s Military Regime, explore the privilege of being able to share narratives through blogging, and how to give voice to those without
  • CollegeHumor founder Ricky Van Veen identifies and bursts ten myths of web content creation -- from assuming a patient readership to forgetting the relevance of traditional media, it's time to get real
  • For those of you feeling lost or lacking inspiration, literary agent Rachelle Gardner suggests getting to a bookstore immediately -- browsing books is likely to yield a publishing insight or two
  • The Eloquent Woman's Denise Graveline ponders whether "so" is the next "um" -- and if so, try sticking with these rules to avoid sounding like a Valley Girl

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