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In July I am teaching my workshop, Publish, Don’t Perish: Healthy Habits for Authors, at the Annual RWA Conference in Orlando.

Writers: Beware of the Legal Pitfalls

In a society fraught with legal land mines, writers and publishers alike have found themselves tiptoeing through the landscape. The purpose of this workshop is to flag some of those mines and gather insight on how to avoid being blown up or falling into a pit.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for the Technically Challenged

SEO firms charge big dollars to enhance your web presence through search engine optimization. But what does that mean? How can technically-challenged writers benefit from SEO without breaking the bank? Learn what the SEO firms don’t tell you and enhance your web presence.

Publish, Don’t Perish: Healthy Habits for Authors

It’s common knowledge that cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, and a myriad of other life-threatening illnesses. According to the American Diabetes Association, sitting is the next “cigarette.” However, sitting is to a writer as running is to an athlete. It’s essential. Learn which five simple steps are proven to reduce your risk.