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Interview with Erika Funke and ArtScene on WVIA Public Media

I was delighted to be invited to the WVIA studios to spend some time with Erika Funke, who hosts the popular daily ArtsScene segment. We talked about my education and varied career a bit, but the real focus of the interview was on creative nonfiction, Hippocampus Magazine and its upcoming, inaugural creative nonfiction writing conference. […]

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HippoCamp: The ‘Lost’ Interview About Our Creative Nonfiction Writing Conference

Several months back someone asked me to respond to some questions about HippoCamp, the creative writing conference I’m planning with Hippocampus Magazine. The interview never ran, and I was a bit bummed. But I also know that things like this happen in the writing world; heck, that’s why kill fees exist, right? (Out of respect, […]

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Big News: Exciting Adventures Ahead

In these times, everyone with big news has to do the obligatory online update, right? I wanted to share this milestone endeavor personally with friends, family and close colleagues first, though. Now that those nearest to my heart are aware of what’s in store for me, I’m sharing here, in this blog post, with the […]

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I Was on a Podcast: Talking to higher ed social About Work-life Balance or Lack Thereof

I was so excited to get a message from Jackie Vetrano, half of the higher ed social podcast team, inviting me to be a guest on their show. Jackie mentioned that, aside from my work at Elizabethtown College, she was struck by what I do with Hippocampus Magazine, and, now, the creative nonfiction conference, HippoCamp. […]

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Runner-up Hopeful for Redemption at Grown-up Spelling Bee in Lancaster

It was just me and Danny Grzywacz on the stage in the multipurpose room at T.E.C. Everyone else was out. Done. Kaput! They either botched a word or did not properly state it before and after the spelling–that one always gets people, that and ‘i’ before ‘e.’ Either way, it was the two of us, […]

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“I’m Brushing My Teeth” and Other Social Media Myths – A presentation at Elizabethtown College

I’m am super excited to announce that I will be hosting two social media presentations at Elizabethtown College, where I work as the integrated marketing manager. These events, while hosted on campus, are open to the general public — and are free. Both sessions are the same; there is just a day and evening one […]

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I’m back. I hope.

I’ve taken a hiatus from blogging. It’s not that I didn’t want to blog. It’s not that I’ve had nothing to blog about. (Quite the opposite in fact!) It’s just that time slipped away. It happens to the best and worst of us, right? I discourage people form blogging if they can’t keep up with […]

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Inbound Marketing certified!

I recently received the Inbound Marketing Certification, joining many of my friends and colleagues who have already taken this exam. I’m very excited to join the ranks of my fellow Internet marketing and social media gurus and will proudly wear this badge. The Inbound Marketing Certification acknowledges the recipients proficiency in Inbound Marketing principals and […]

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500 Favourite Words: I’m part of a new chapbook series from ChapbookPublisher.com

Those are a few words I like to say. Discombobulate. Fiddle. Goop. Everyone has a few favorite words, but how many of us share the same word choices? ChapbookPublisher.com‘s Dan Waber is setting out to find just that with his 500 Favourite Words chapbook and word cloud series. And, I am so excited to be […]

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Press: Interviewed about Internet marketing for Keystone Edge

A few weeks ago at work I received a call from freelance writer Sara Hodon. She was working on a piece on technology companies for Keystone Edge, an online publication dedicated to the new economy of Pennsylvania. Sara’s piece was about Internet marketing. Her article is very comprehensive and includes quotes from me, as well […]

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