Chuckles from the campus…

Some funnies from American university life … enjoy!

Some funnies from American university life

Chuckles from the campus…

No shrink
In my senior year, I reluctantly took a required psychology course. The first day, the professor commented on each student’s major, trying to provoke a response. It was working – some students were becoming defensive. When it was my turn, I told him I was a music major.
“So,” asked my professor, “what does your father think of your wasting your education to study music?” [Continue reading]

Editing your online writing – 10 Quick Tips

Editing your online writing - 10 Quick TipsYou know how it feels … you’re looking through your article or blog post and you see things you want to change, so you add in a few words here, take out a few words there, and press “save” assuming the result will be what you intended. Then you hit “publish,” “send” or whatever other point-of-no-return you’re using. [Continue reading]

How to survive a media interview – down the line, radio

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Hopefully you have - or will - read the earlier articles in this series, i.e. why to do media interviews in the first place, how to familiarize yourself with the genre, and how to handle yourself in a live studio interview. … [Continue reading]

Why Facebook blogging works for small business – car repairs

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Blogging for business on Facebook is becoming a favored way of keeping in touch with your customers, especially as - depending on what business you're in - it's relatively easy to find them on Facebook and get a good conversation going. Facebook … [Continue reading]

The Bagpiper’s story – be prepared to cry (laughing)

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A bit of Canadian folklore as shared by my cousin Alyson, who had the genetic misfortune to inherit the same sense of humor as mine... And of course, in honor of today's Burns' Night - that great Scottish festival also celebrated across the many … [Continue reading]

Beating writer’s block – 10 Quick Tips

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In this 10 Quick Tips we look at writer's block and how to get around on the links, too, for some further tips both from Suze and also from Lucy McCarraher's excellent series on here, "How To Write Fiction Without The Fuss." … [Continue reading]