Posts tagged ‘blogging for community’

Jun 12 2019
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What is a writing community and how can you build one?

What is a writing community and how can you build one?

Adapted from a 2015 post on creating a writing exchange. At the Center, we use the word community a lot. We have a clear if general idea of what community means to us: writers writing “together”—in our online courses, at our retreats, in comments on our social media posts, in response to our prompts (through the monthly photo prompt contests or One Year of Weekly Writing Prompts), or with us directly in private writing guidance…

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Jun 12 2018
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Starting a blog: The whys and hows

Starting a blog: The whys and hows

Writers everywhere are using blogs to publicize their writing. Surely you know of some. I mean, you’re reading one right now! Word Press, the content management system that hosts the Center blog (and one of the most popular CMS’s for beginners in existence) defines a blog as: an abbreviated version of ‘weblog,’ which is a term used to describe websites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information. A blog features diary-type commentary and links to…

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Dec 17 2014
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Sarah Alan’s DIY blog success story

When I wrote the post about starting one’s own blog, I was definitely hoping that some of my students would consider blogging as a way to extend and enhance their daily writing practices. I was not disappointed. Check out this comment on the Center’s Facebook page by Sarah Alan, who is a Writer’s Eye student I’ve “known” through her skilled writing over the past two months:

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