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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.

Facebook: Will You Pay To Play?

If you have a professional Facebook page, you’re probably familiar with Promoted Posts, which Facebook launched in May of this year. For $5 $10, or $15, Facebook will make your post more visible within your followers’ news feeds. If you don’t promote your post, only a fraction of your followers will ever see it. On [...]

The Writerland Challenge: Week Three Check-in

It’s time for our week three Writerland Challenge check-in! Yes, it is nearly time for our week four check-in, but my brain went on vacation last week while I ate way too much food, went to the Dickens Faire in San Francisco (which I highly recommend—it runs for four more weekends), roasted marshmallows at a [...]

How Many Social Networks Are Enough?

Last month I registered for the BlogHer 13 conference, which will take place in Chicago July 25-27 of next year, and I’m very excited! The early bird rate has ended, but there’s a $299 holiday discount right now, so grab that if you haven’t already bought your ticket, so we can hang out in Chicago [...]

The Writerland Challenge: Week Two Check-in

Okay, challengers! How did Week Two go? Better than week one? Worse? I’ve been cheating, writing no words one day and double the next, and I’m not proud of it. Daily writing is a habit that takes a lot of discipline, and I need to work harder at it. That said, I’m writing a lot [...]

Author Interview: She Writes Press Publisher Brooke Warner

Today I’d like to welcome publisher of She Writes Press and founder of Warner Coaching Brooke Warner, who is here to talk about She Writes Press and her new book, What’s Your Book? A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You From Inspiration to Published Author. Next month, Brooke will be back to talk about self-publishing [...]

The Writerland Challenge: Week One Check-in

Okay, Challengers! It’s time to check in! How did the first week of your Writerland Challenge go? I want to quote the wonderful Martha Borst, from whom I took a seminar a few years ago. Martha is wonderful, and her book, Your Survival Strategies Are Killing You, covers everything in her seminar if you want [...]

The Next Big Thing: My New Project

Thank you to Nicola Twrst for inviting me to participate in this blog chain. Nicola writes short stories and novels across various genres, including mystery, romance, and paranormal. Be sure to check her out at Nicola Trwst.com.

I’m not really ready to talk about My Next Big Thing because it’s still in the development stage, [...]

Forget NaNoWriMo—Take The Writerland Challenge

Let’s Set Our Own Writing Goals This Month Yesterday marked the first day of the 14th annual National Novel Writing Month, and I wish all participants the very best success. For those of you who, like me, do not plan to participate because you’ll likely write 1666 words of crap every day in order to [...]