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It pays to be paranoid

March 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

As 2010 hits in full force I’m thinking of ways to schedule in more quality blog time and keep wordbit alive. In the meantime, here is my latest article on how to avoid cold and flu germs. I don’t know about you but I’ve run the germ gambit from Swine to March Madness varieties and […]

Tags: article · freelancing · writing

Cheap winter thrills

December 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

So, you’ve done all your Christmas shopping, and maybe scored a few deals by reading my last blog post. Now you want to have some fun in the snow but the rocky economic climate is scaring you off the slopes. Continuing on the theme of thrifty spending, check out my latest article on finding deals […]

Tags: article · writing

Surf’s up – and so is your heart rate

November 7th, 2008 · Comments Off

That’s probably the cheesiest line I’ve ever written. But for some reason, the editors over at alive actually seem to revel in cheese (One example is the title I’ll eternally shake my head at: G…I can’t believe it’s a Glycemic index). God bless ‘em though – they’re a wonderful bunch. Anyway, here’s an article I […]

Tags: article · reading · writing

Have a laugh, have a cry

November 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are some recent article shorts. As usual, you can click on the thumbnails to read them. The one on the left is a feel-good piece on laughter yoga. The right piece touches on the depressing psychological and cultural effects of global warming. There’s also a teeny one in there on the dodgy air we […]

Tags: article · culture · reading · writing

Want to write for Wired?

October 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Wired magazine has some interesting pieces this month. Well, every month is pretty good, but writers might appreciate this behind-the-scenes look at how an article is assigned, written, edited, and designed. You can  read the email correspondence between author and editor, and get an idea of how to pitch your story idea to a magazine. […]

Tags: documentation · freelancing · technical writing · writing