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Writing Workshop – To Blog or Not to Blog?
June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Rona Simmons
Pricing: $20 (Members get a 10% discount)
Minimum of 5 Students, Max of 25.
To BLOG or Not to Blog?
So you want to be a blogger?
In this interactive two hour session, author and blogger Rona Simmons will discuss the
ins and outs of blogging. She’ll take participants from start to finish, that is, from
• Defining what a blog is
• Understanding why to blog
• Deciding what to blog about — and importantly what NOT to blog about
• Titling and designing your blog
• Maintaining your blog
• Growing your blog, and
• Profiting from blogging!
As a multi-blog, guest-blog, and slow-blog blogger herself, Rona will share what she
has learned about blogging with session attendees. She’ll guide prospective bloggers
through the steps to setting up their own blog without spending a dime. Each attendee
will also receive her article “Keys to Blogging” that includes actionable steps to start and
maintain your blog.
About Rona Simmons
Rona Simmons is the author of three novels and in 2017 she co-authored and published
Images from World War II, celebrating the art of WWII veteran and artist Jack Smith.
Today she is at work on a new book, again nonfiction and again about World War II with
a target publication date of late 2018 or 2019.
Ms. Simmons created and manages both The Book Widows and The Killers Next Door,
groups of Georgia authors that speak at bookstores, libraries, and festivals. She also is
a frequent speaker on topics ranging from writing, editing, and publishing to choosing a
When not planning to write, writing, or talking about writing, Rona “slow blogs” about
women in the creative arts on “Women at Word,” local authors and bookstores on “From
Acworth to Zebulon,” and formerly for The Huffington Post Blog. Her stories, articles,
and interviews have been published in literary journals and online magazines, including
The Adanna Literary Journal, Storychord, Deep South Magazine, Points North, and The