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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.

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Blogging for Beginners

Location: San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, 490 2nd Ste. #200 San Francisco, CA
Number of sessions: 4
Meeting time: Mondays, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Dates: April 6 to April 27

Description: Learn everything you need to know about blogging in this four-week intensive. This course will cover: setting up your blog, choosing a focus and design, writing great blog posts, and using Twitter and Facebook to promote your blog and drive traffic to your website. We will talk about best blogging practices, privacy issues, time management, and search engine optimization. All students will have the opportunity to write several blog posts and record an audio or video blog post. Tea and snacks included. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Advanced Blogging Workshop

Location: San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, 490 2nd Ste. #200 San Francisco, CA
Number of sessions: 6
Meeting time: Mondays, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Dates: May 4 to June 15 (no class May 25)

Description: Ready to take your blog to the next level? In this 6-Week Blogging Workshop, every student will submit a blog post for critique EVERY WEEK, including one video blog (vlog) post. In addition, we will discuss SEO (search engine optimization), Google Analytics, monetizing your blog, and making the most of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+. Requirement: Students must have taken Blogging for Beginners or must already have an active blog. Tea and snacks included. Don’t miss out on this chance to broaden your audience!

Social Media Bootcamp

Location: San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, 490 2nd Ste. #200 San Francisco, CA
Number of sessions: 1
Meeting time: Sunday, 10-4 p.m.
Dates: April 19

Description: Master Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest all in one day. In this one-day intensive workshop, you will learn how to A) Create a social media strategy that works for you and B) Master 5 of the most popular social media networks of 2014. Tea and snacks provided. Bring your own lunch.

Edit Yourself: How to Make Your Good Manuscript Great

Location: San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, 490 2nd Ste. #200 San Francisco, CA
Number of sessions: 1
Meeting time: Sunday, May 3, 10-4 p.m.
Dates: May 3

Description: Save thousands of dollars hiring professional editors by learning to edit your own work! As a freelance book editor of 12 years, I see the same mistakes over and over in the manuscripts I edit. From exercises to improve your story arc, character development, dialogue and description to tips for copyediting your completed manuscript, I’ll teach you how to turn your good manuscript into a great manuscript in this one-day intensive workshop. Bring a sample of your work (10 pages) and lunch. I’ll provide tea and snacks.

 

Successful Blogging

Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Number of sessions: 1
Meeting time: Saturday, 10-4 p.m.
Dates: June 6

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Description: Have you always wanted to start a blog? This is your chance! In one six-hour session you will set up a WordPress blog, choose a focus and design, and learn how to write great blog posts. This class covers best blogging practices, how to build traffic, and time management.

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