Building Your Blog: Writers, Learn to Blog with Purpose and Confidence!

Instructor: Lyn Jones & Alyssa Huckaby
Date: Saturday, June 10
Time:  1-4 p.m.
Location: IWC
Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members  Limited 10 people.

Ever wanted to start a blog, but have no idea what you would write about, how to set it up, or how to even get started?

Blogging is an excellent narrative tool to keep you writing daily, to help you share your observations, passions, fears, raise questions, engage an audience, make connections with readers and writers.

Blogging with purpose and confidence will 1) Showcase exemplar blogs from writers; 2) Explain how and in what style to use when blogging; 3) Help you identify a plan and purpose for your blog; 4) Walk you through how to design and set up your blog in Wordpress; and 5) Finally, you will leave with an introductory blog post. This three-hour workshop requires that you bring a laptop, potential headshot, images and access to other images you have that you may want to include on your design, and a 100-word biography about yourself.

Click here to see the Faculty Bio for Lyn Jones

Alyssa Huckaby is a senior at Ball State University with an anticipated graduation year of 2018. She is a secondary English education major with a creative writing minor. She is an intern for the Indiana Writers’ Center’s “Building a Rainbow” summer program and will be one of many editors for the program this summer. Alyssa is passionate about creative nonfiction writing and specifically with memoir work where she focuses a lot of her own writing. Read more about Alyssa and follow her blog at www.avhuckaby.wordpress.com.

 
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