Archive | April, 2009

How Group Writing Projects Help to Build Community

I’ve been reflecting on the community benefits of group writing projects after publishing the stellar results of the last project here.  These are the conclusions so far: For the Participants Taking part gives you: Links back to your site New vistors, readers and maybe subscribers Comments from the organiser, and quite probably the other participants [...]

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Writing Lessons from the Confident Writing Community

Writing Lessons from the Confident Writing Community

Who could resist a title like that? This post is a round up of the lessons shared in the group writing project: Writing Lessons that’s been running alongside this month’s community theme. The challenge was to share the writing lessons you had learned from your community, in… Continue reading

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Keeping in Touch

Weekly Digest A query from a reader the other day reminded me of something that had rather slipped my mind: the option to get a weekly digest of the posts at  Confident Writing. It’s a  free service provided through Feedblitz.  They send you an e-mail once a week with the headlines of the posts that [...]

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Why I Talk About the Weather on Twitter

Why I Talk About the Weather on Twitter

No, this isn’t an April fool. It’s a genuine contribution to the theme of community. You might suppose there were any number of reasons I talk about the weather. The weather dominates my west of Scotland experience (it does). It allows me to write about the place that I love to call home (it’s true)… [...]

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