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Social Media for Non-Profits, the Shebeen Club April Meeting

April 22, 2010

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Copied from over at the Shebeen Club blog, because it only just now occurred to me that it’s relevant here. Duh. Come one, come all to the On The Edge gastropub and enjoy a different menu and venue for only the second time in our history! Who: The Shebeen Club and Wesley Regan What: Social […]

Blogging for Writers Telecourse Starts May 18th

April 19, 2010

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Deadlines in the monitor may be closer than they appear My ten-week Blogging for Writers course begins online 7-8:30pm Wednesday, April 21st 6:30pm-8 Tuesday, May 18th, then on Wednesdays from May 19th onward for ten weeks. You don’t need any blogging experience; we’ll build the blog right in the first class. You do need a […]

Comments and Community Management: A raincoastermedia Workshop at WordCamp Victoria

April 7, 2010

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Image by Kjirstin via Flickr Yes, I’m teaching at WordCamp Victoria again, May 15th. I love Victoria, and it’s an easy day trip from Vancouver; moreso for us carless ones now that the Canada Line connects with the bus out to the ferry terminal. I’m really looking forward to this and to spending another day […]

Win a Date with raincoaster (or give the tickets to your worst enemy, whatever works)

March 25, 2010

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I’m cross-posting this from raincoaster, because who’s to stop me, eh? But DO note, because you are intelligent and perceptive, that the jokes you enter to win have to be put in the comments on the post at raincoaster.com, not here. Because you couldn’t if you tried, unless you were Matt or some other WordPress […]

Announcing the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series Lineup for Tonight

February 10, 2010

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Yes, this is cross-posted from the Shebeen Club, but you need to read it both places so my blogs don’t feel all neglected-like. The Shebeen Club is a media sponsor of the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, so we’re spreading the word as widely as we can. And yes, that’s the Royal We. Tonight W2 comes […]

Blogging for Writers: Surrey Writers’ School

November 9, 2009

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I’ll be teaching this at the brand-spanking new Surrey Writers’ School this coming Spring. I’ve got several versions of this course, including a ten-week online one where we work through the exercises one by one together. This is an abbreviated version, focusing on the most efficient, results-oriented facets of blogging. Here’s the precis: Blogging for […]

The Shebeen Club hosts the Surrey Writers’ School this Monday

August 12, 2009

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Yes, I posted this on the Shebeen Club website and over on Facebook, and I’m probably going to post it on raincoaster as well. Don’t want an empty house! Who: The Shebeen Club and the Surrey Writers’ School What: $15 gets you dinner and a drink (cash, plzthxkbai) with the finest of Literati When: 6-9pm […]

Blogathon and the Federation of BC Writers

July 23, 2009

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This Saturday (because I am insane) I’ll be participating in Blogathon 2009, a 24-hour, 48 blog post postathon, to raise money for the Federation of BC Writers, BC’s home grown support system for Left Coast literati. What are you waiting for? Sign up to sponsor me by selecting “raincoaster.com” from the list of available blogs […]

3 Day Novel Contest Writer’s Retreat

July 17, 2009

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I am cross-posting this from the Shebeen Club because dammit, this just needs to be plastered everywhere! The more I talk to this resort, the more excited I get! From a bright-eyed Friday, September 4th through to a groggy, shaken Tuesday the 8th morning, we’ll be closeting ourselves away in a secluded BC resort doing […]

Shebeen Club June 15 Independent Publishing: Fab or Folly?

June 1, 2009

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Since from day to day it looks like I will/won’t be in town for the Shebeen Club meeting on June the 15th, I’ve asked Ian Alexander Martin to take over in my stead. Naturally, should I be in town on the evening in question, I’ll expect him to give up the scepter of leadership but […]

Blogging for Beginners Saturday, May 30

May 28, 2009

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Blogging for Beginners: Start from scratch and learn to post text, video, audio, and images. Basic copyright and blog etiquette, intro to sidebar widgets, categories, custom headers and design, and what on Earth to put IN the blog. Also where to find technical help. By the end of the workshop you’ll have a fully-functioning WordPress.com […]