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A novel way for a writer to keep prospects and fans in the loop on their progress as a writer is through the use of a web log or 'Blog'. "This notion of self-publishing, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big wave of human communication. The last big wave was Web activity. Before that one it was e-mail." - Eric Schmidt
A novel way for a writer to keep prospects and fans in the loop on their progress as a writer is through the use of a web log or 'Blog'.
"This notion of self-publishingMichael Fulmer Youth Jersey, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big wave of human communication. The last big wave was Web activity. Before that one it was e-mail." - Eric Schmidt
This online tool has allowed many writers to share thoughts, humorJordan Zimmermann Youth Jersey, politics, and more with any and all who would visit. Since the Internet is a device of connectivity it also allows for immediate feedback in ways standard publishing cannot offer.
Essentially the web has created a means for someone who has not been discovered to find an audience who is interested in what they have to say.
For some, a blog is intended to be private in that they do not promote the blog for mass consumptionJack Morris Youth Jersey, however with the growth of blogging it has become more difficult to ensure your blog will remain essentially a private journal.
As Eric Schmidt pointed out, blogging has become a form of self-publishing. In this case the author becomes the editor and publisher and has total artistic control. The use of Google Adsense can also provide residual income to help pay for any costs associated with your blog.
A blog can be very useful to a writer. It provides an outlet for regular writing, but it also allows people who enjoy your work to take in your regular posts and feel a greater connection to you. Some random blog-thought has been transformed by their owners into long form articles and stories.
"At its bestWillie Horton Youth Jersey, blogging is all about change. The format suits writers who want to move fast." - Naomi Darvell
Many blogging sites allow the use of photographs and audio. For instance, if you had a book signing you could use photos from the event in the body of your blog. If you have a recording of a portion of your book that you are authorized to rebroadcast it also can be placed in your blog. Links can be provided to encourage visitors to check out similar blogs by other writing friends - and best of all a blog can assist visitors in finding where they may find other work you've produced along with information on how to purchase any available books you may have.
People who enjoy reading blogs will find a circle of blogs that entertain, inspireDenny McLain Youth Jersey, and make them think or laugh. Having a blog that is tied into a personal website can go a long way in connecting with those who may already have an appreciation for your work.
We are living in a world that is filled with stress and it does not appear that it's going to stop anytime soon. There is no longer a 40 hour work week. Parents are busier than ever keeping up with the wild schedules of their children, ferrying them from sports to music lessons and then play dates etc. If you have more than one child the pace you keep is staggering. That is why an article on stress management can be a life saver.
Those of us who are either single or have children that are grown and gone don't have it much easier. Let's face it, keeping up with all the opportunities and information we are presented with can be overwhelming. We often don't want to miss a minute of it.
With the amount of stress we deal with on a daily levelLance Parrish Youth Jersey, most everyone would readily agree that a program of stress management is necessary for survival. It has been demonstrated that both regular exercise and a daily practice of meditation are greatly beneficial in reducing stress and improving health. You certainly won't get any argument from me regarding making an effort to include both of these strategies into your life.
What I would like to address here in this article on stress management is a technique for those moments when you really need to take the stress down a notch immediately. When you are stuck in traffic and running late or you have just had an argument with a spouse or a child. Then of course there are just the everyday mini-meltdowns at the office and you could use some immediate relief.
The next time you are faced with this type of situation I encourage you to breathe. That's right, breathing is one of the best stress management techniques there is. I am not talking about the normal in and out shallow breath we are familiar with. I am talking about a specific breathing technique.
Here is the basic technique to manage stress:
1. Sit comfortably, on the floor or in a chair. (Or your car if needed). You will be breathing in one nostril and then out the other
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3. Now, closing off the left nostril with your finger, release the right nostril and breathe out to a count of six.
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5. Then, closing off the right nostril, release the left nostril and breathe out to a count of six.
6. Repeat the entire sequence three to five times.
By alternating the flow of air through your nostrils you feel an incredible sense of relaxation. It can be done virtually anywhere and is a wonderful stress management technique that can bring relief in a matter of a few minutes.
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