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The (Potential) Return Of The Vlogger

The (Potential) Return Of The Vlogger

I haven’t uploaded a vlog since I tried about my ‘Medievalist Miriam‘ idea in May or June of last year. I wanted to. I filmed a couple, including a room tour of my college room this year because those have been popular in the past, mainly around Newnham applicants and offer-holders who wanted to know more about the college. (Which is precisely why I started making uni videos in the first place — my Insider Cam series was something I…

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Blog Your Values

Blog Your Values

This blog post is going to have ALL OF THE LINKS. So I’m really sorry if you’re reading it on a phone or something. Some social media experts believe that blogs don’t sell books. Others believe that they do. They have advantages—unlike Facebook, which is constantly changing, they’re at least under the author’s control. And they’re less likely to disappear than a social network. I mean, anyone who tried to build a platform on Myspace must have been bummed out…

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The Versatile Blogging Awards

The Versatile Blogging Awards

I was nominated by Allegra from ‘Here’s To Us’, which is hugely flattering, of course. She’s also the one who signed me up for Teens Can Write, Too! so you’ve got a lot to blame thank her for! Here’s how the Versatile Blogging Award works: Thank and link to the person who nominated you. Share seven random facts about yourself. Pass the award along to 5-7 deserving blogging buddies. Contact those buddies to congratulate them! So here are my seven…

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Why I Am A Proper Author (or will be)

Why I Am A Proper Author (or will be)

Many of you know that I guest-post over on ‘Mark Williams International’. In fact all of you should know, because I put a link up here every time I post, blah blah blah, if you don’t go read them you’re not loyal etcetera. Mark’s a bestselling e-book author, so that was quite exciting for me. But that’s not even the beginning of it, because recently I had an email that almost caused me to jump up and down in excitement….

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NaNoEdMo?

NaNoEdMo?

I edited quite a lot today. In fact, I think I’m doing quite well. I’ve finished five chapters, and one of them was almost a third longer than all of the others. I’m sure I’ll be able to sort it out later. As yet, I think I’ve sorted out most of the problems with the first half. Yes, in thirty pages. That’s quite impressive, right? I had a few good typos … “a sharp intake of break” (should have been…

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