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Marie A Bailey

Writer, blogger, knitter, cat lover, and introvert.


Here’s a new term that I came across in a Wall Street Journal essay published in the June 14-15, 2008 edition: elderbloggers. In her essay, “Put It in Writing,” Ronni Bennett writes about the growing population of elderbloggers, the thousands of bloggers who are older than 50. At the time […]

Creating Your Own Writing Retreats

Ellen Goldstein, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, has some great suggestions for how to create your own writing retreat.  Her focus is poetry writing, but her advice applies to writers of all genres.  Ellen’s suggestions range from setting a schedule to going on field trips.  She also offers […]

Promoting Your Book

I think I’ve found someone’s online dream job at Pump Up Your Book Promotion ( Dorothy Thompson is the CEO and founder of this online PR firm. She offers several promotional packages for authors looking to hawk their books, which include: “virtual book tours” on 15-20 blogs; press releases; one-on-one […]

Learn How You Can Get Paid for Blogging

Hana Kim, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, provides great advice for anyone interested in getting paid for blogging. Her advice can apply to writing in general since she touches getting used to rejection and calculating appropriate rates; however, her own experience in getting paid to blog is particularly […]

Writing White Papers

The high caliber of guest blogging at the Writer’s Resource Center continues with Yuwanda Black‘s post on “White Papers: The Niche Where 20 Pages Can Net You $20,000–Really!” Yumanda’s post defines white papers and gives some great insights on why writing white papers can be lucrative. It comes down to: […]