WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 19—NOVEMBER 16 | Learn everything you need to know about blogging in this four-week intensive. This course will cover: setting up your blog, choosing a focus and design, writing great blog posts, and using Twitter and Facebook to promote your blog and drive traffic to your website. We will talk about best blogging practices, privacy issues, time management, and search engine optimization. All students will have the opportunity to write several blog posts and record an audio or video blog post. Tea and snacks included.
Meghan Ward is a freelance writer and book editor and the founder of Writerland.com, a blog about writing, publishing and social media. She is the author of Runway: Confessions of a not-so-supermodel, and her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Mutha, San Francisco Magazine, 7×7, the San Francisco Chronicle, It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style, and Wake Up and Smell the Shit: Hilarious Travel Disasters, Monstrous Toilets and Demon Dildos. Follow her on Twitter @meghancward and on Facebook @meghanwardauthor.
Number of sessions: 4
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dates: Wednesdays, October 19; November 2, 9, 16 (Note: no class on October 26)
Course fee: $250