Tag: writing

by Amanda Hirsch

I recently self-published an e-book based on my blog, and I want to share what I learned. This post focuses on the editorial process; in subsequent posts, I’ll share tips on coming up with a design for your e-book cover, choosing a publishing platform (I went with Kindle, for now) and marketing your e-book. A […] more »

by Dan Reimold

I didn’t know much about Roger Ebert in the 1980s and 1990s. Due to a lack of cable access growing up, I only occasionally caught him in syndication during his Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down TV glory days. In fact, I’m pretty sure for a large chunk of my childhood and early adolescence I only knew him […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. E-book pricing lawsuit moves ahead (via NYT) 2. Authors have ramped up writing pace to meet feverish e-book demand (Christian Science Monitor) 3. Debating the right price for digital books (Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Screenplay for upcoming Wes Anderson movie […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. LinkedIn: Journalism is the fastest-shrinking industry in the U.S. (Online Journalism Review) 2. Twitter accounts every journalism student should follow (10,000 Words) 3. The case for studying journalism (10,000 Words) 4. UNC journalism students win SXSW award with coal website (Daily Tarheel) 5. How […] more »

by Devin Harner

On Mondays, when my students ask me what I did over the weekend, I often reply, “read, wrote, and then read and wrote some more.” Most of the time, I’m being more serious than they know. A few weekends ago was an exception, at least initially. I visited my family in Pennsylvania, made pizza with […] more »

by Audrey Watters

Education content is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Reading and […] more »

by Gary Moskowitz

When I ask my university journalism students why exactly they want to be journalists, a majority tell me it’s because they “like to write.” Considering most of them are in their 20s and grew up with the Internet, this response always surprises me. With a seemingly endless supply of emerging technology and digital storytelling tools […] more »

by Mark Glaser

If you run any kind of business, large or small, you’re always looking for ways to get quality work done at a low cost. And when it comes to contract jobs like web and logo design, or copywriting, you’re caught balancing between quality and cost. A couple years ago, CrowdSpring launched as a way for […] more »