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25
Jan

Recycling: 6 Ways To Make Your Blog Work for You:

Posted by on in Writer's Tips
If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, you’re sitting on a goldmine of recyclable content. Recycling your content isn’t cheating! It’s yours, and keeping a blog or content strategy alive and running, year in and year out, is a big job. You deserve all the breaks you can get. Here are a few ways I’m recycling my content from 7 years of blogging as the Sexy Grammarian: Revise: Things change over the years. The voice you’ve worked so hard to develop sounds better now than it did when you w... Continue reading
09
Dec

The Difference Between Showing & Telling

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First Passage (telling) All the nurses knew that Catherine was the sexiest woman on the ward. She was beautiful and confident, so she could get away with murder. She would always go out of her way to get my attention. I was weak to her charms, and I wasn’t getting any with anybody else. And I was lonely. So I was an easy target. She seduced me so thoroughly that I lost everything.    Second Passage (showing) I sat in the plastic hospital chair, surrounded by chatter. When the minut... Continue reading
25
Nov

Etsy Treasury: Holiday Gifts for Writers

Posted by on in Writer's Supplies & Gifts
Thanks for visiting the Sexy Grammar Blog. You'll find my hottest new content this week on Etsy, where I curate beautiful gift treasuries for writers and promote creative small business owners.  Writing is art, and sometimes an artist needs a little something special to make the magic happen. Appealing to my writer’s fancies and whimsies keeps me juicy and productive, so my Etsy treasuries curate gifts that will inspire, indulge, and hold the secrets of writing. This one's got a concr... Continue reading
14
Nov

Yelp Review: People's Cafe

Posted by on in Places to Write
Thanks for visiting the Sexy Grammar Blog. You'll find my hottest new content this week on Yelp, where I review cafes and bars as writing destinations and curate helpful Yelp lists of sexy places to write: bars, cafes, and retreat destinations. Wishing you could indulge in hanging out in a cafe like a writer? Get my guide to writing in cafes, and indulge in this week's 3-star review of The People's Cafe on Haight Street. Writers write the best reviews, so while you're on Yelp, take a peek at t... Continue reading
14
Nov

Telling My Story: Interview with Lauren Archuletta

Posted by on in Writers
Freelance writer Lauren Archuletta writes for several print magazines and online sites, including Twenty Something Living, Spark Notes, and idobi Radio, and she handles the communications for a Boulder nonprofit. This November, she’s branching out from journalism into fiction with her first serious effort at NaNoWriMo. In this interview, we discussed her journalism career, her inspiration, and all the sexy things about writing. Kristy Lin Billuni: Let’s start with your established writing care... Continue reading