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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.

Your Facebook Page and “Glee”

Because I will be teaching a social media class at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto beginning next month, I’ll be blogging a lot about social media in the coming weeks. Many of you commented on my post about Facebook Pages with questions, so Miles has graciously offered to write a follow-up post. Here it is:

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11 Twitter Tips

Because I’m going to be teaching a class on Social Media at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto next month, I’ll be blogging more about social media in the coming weeks. Today: 10 Twitter Tips.

1. Choose a Twitter handle that people will remember. Whether it’s your name (@charliesheen, @meghancward), a cute nickname (@ Mc_Huge, @iamnatedavis), [...]

Writing, Publishing, Social Media News

Just a few updates for my peeps here in the Bay Area, in case you’re not following me on Twitter or Facebook. (What? You’re not? Get on over there and follow/like me. You won’t regret it!)

1. I’ll be telling a story at the Porchlight storytelling series this Monday at 8 p.m. at the Verdi [...]

Author Interview: Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

Last Friday, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, author of A Tiger in the Kitchen, came to the Grotto for lunch. I had the privilege of interviewing her both on video and in person. Here is the in-person interview.

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York City-based food and fashion writer whose work has appeared in the Wall [...]

Pay Yourself First

If you’ve read any personal finance books, you’ve probably come across the phrase, “Pay yourself first.” The rationale behind this advice is that if you wait until all your bills have been paid (and you’ve done all your shopping) to put money into a savings or investment account, there may be nothing left. But if [...]

The Editing Hour: More Commonly Misused Words

If a person interested in food is a foodie, does that make us wordies? I’d say yes. And all you wordies out there may remember that I took a class at Editcetera called What’s New in Chicago 16 a couple of months ago, which outlined the differences between the 15th and 16th editions of The [...]