1. Happy Birthday Stars and Stripes: A news organization that’s doing it right

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    February 7, 2014 by daawriter


    Countless newspapers throughout the world have been forced to shut down the presses permanently due to declining readership. Although it …
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  2. Present Like a Pro

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    February 3, 2014 by daawriter


    Happy “Just Say No to PowerPoint” Week! Steve Jobs was the ultimate presenter, engaging the audience with his stories and …
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  3. “More Than” vs. “Over”

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    January 20, 2014 by daawriter


    As a writer and editor, I cherish Thomas Jefferson’s sage statement “the most valuable of all talents is that of …
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  4. Don’t Sell Yourself Short. Know When to Self-Promote.


    January 9, 2014 by daawriter


    Remember that scene in Dirty Dancing when Johnny (Patrick Swayze’s character) asks his cousin why he brought Baby to the …
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  5. A Tale of Two Editors. Which is Better?

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    January 6, 2014 by daawriter


    Both possessed decades of experience in the newsroom and the classroom. Both knew how to weave a story that people …
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  6. Know When to Break the Rules

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    December 10, 2013 by daawriter


    When a VIP in the review process slaughters your copy with red ink, you need a set of rules to …
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  7. How to Find Inspiration on Facebook: 10 Must-Like Pages

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    November 11, 2013 by daawriter


    Looking for additional inspiration for your writing or design projects? Don’t phase out Facebook. It often features creative posts that …
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