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    Judge Ye Not Journalist/Blogger/Writer

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Mean Writers Suck A while back a got a message from a reader informing me that I’m not a journalist. I’m sure many bloggers get messages like this since some journalists feel threatened by internet writing. Some say blogs and content sites are taking away their jobs. Others say the internet is lowering journalistic standards. Now, don’t think I have a vendetta against journalists. I went to J-school (what journalists call journalism school), actually. I was my college’s newspaper editor, as well as the editor of a college club’s newspaper. Just because I blog or write for the internet doesn’t make me a bumpkin. Just because another writer…

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    What’s Your Internet Back-up Plan?

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin I was over at freelance writer Jennifer Mattern’s blog and she was talking about how her internet will be out for several days. What would you do without internet and you had a big freelance project that needed to be done? This has happened to me a few times. I either go low-tech, doing my research at the local library or I go to McDonalds, order a parfait for me and the kids, then let the kids go crazy in the indoor playground. They get a healthy snack, social interaction and some exercise and I get to work for an hour or two. I’m dying to get the…