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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 Classes Start This Week!

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, I have two blogging classes starting in the next week at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. Blogging for Beginners starts this Wednesday, January 29, and I still have two openings. My Six-Week Blogging Workshop begins the following Monday, Feb. 3, and four spaces are available. […]

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays, everyone! I’m taking a short blogging break to play with my new toys and watch my favorite Christmas specials, but I’ll be back in the New Year with all kinds of great new posts. Enjoy your time off, and have a fantastic New Year. See you in 2013!

9 SEO Tips for Authors

If you’re a blogger, you’ve probably heard the term “SEO,” short for “search engine optimization.” You may even know what SEO is (a method for improving your website’s ranking in Google and other search engine results). But why should you care about SEO? Because few people look past the first page of results when they […]

Bisy Backson: The Unsung Value of Idle Time

Happy Independence Day! And congratulations to the winner of the How to be a Writer in the E-Age give-away, Sara Renae. Thank you to Anne Allen for a wonderful guest post last week and to everyone who took the time to comment. I am eager to read Anne’s book, and I encourage you to pick […]

Hemingway and I: So Different and Yet So … Different

There are some obvious ways in which Hemingway and I differ:

He was male; I’m female He’s dead; I’m alive He was one of the greatest writers who ever lived; I’m a writer.

But then there are some not-so-obvious ways in which we differ, too, and I discovered those while reading The Paris Wife by […]

Should You Hire A Social Media Coach?

I teach social media and blogging classes here at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. In these classes, I explain to writers how to write a great blog post, how to market their services through their blog, Facebook and Twitter, how to create a community of enthusiastic fans of their work, and how to manage their […]