Saturday, October 30, 2010

Learn About Freelancing at the Red Clay Writers Conference Nov 6

What you need to know before embarking on a freelancing career. Ed Gandia, will share his formula for success in freelance writing at The Red Clay Writers Conference


Ed Gandia, co-author of The Wealthy Freelancer: 12 Secrets to a Great Income and an Enviable Lifestyle (Penguin/Alpha), will be sharing his formula for success in the freelance writing industry at The Red Clay Writers Conference.

In this difficult economy people are beginning to understand, some perhaps for the first time, the need for self-reliance and self-marketing. Advances in technology have already paved the way for telecommuting, but what about the individual who wants to take that extra step towards financial independence and become self-employed? This presentation offers a number of practical strategies to take you from employee (or unemployed!) to self-employed.

Pragmatic as well as optimistic, Ed Gandia understands that the solo path is not for everyone. He tempers his encouragement with caution and gives a list of critical factors to consider when determining which path is right for you.This is a session no writer interested in the lucrative and fulfilling business of freelance writing should miss!

The Red Clay Writing Conference

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Don't Ever Give Up. The 2010 Red Clay Writing Conference will share that powerful message with attendees, and based on success stories from previous events, this event is certainly the place for both the professional and creative writers to find support, learn great tips for writing, and network with other writers from around the state. "For me, Red Clay has become my "can't miss" annual writers' conference. It's not just how much I learn - and I always learn a lot; it's the opportunity to meet and network with the seminar leaders and fellow authors.

If you want to sharpen your craft and keep up with the rapidly evolving writing industry, don't miss it! (J. Steve Miller, President, Legacy Educational Resources, Author of Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It.)

You can sign up for the Red Clay Writers Conference and take part in all the writing conferences available on Saturday, November 6, 2010 in the Carmichael Student Center on the campus of Kennesaw State University. For more information visit:
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Clayton State University Bookstore Holding “Go Green Day” Book Drive

The Clayton State University Bookstore will be holding a “Go Green Day” Book Drive on Thursday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The book drive will be held in the Bookstore, located on the lower level of the Clayton State Student Center. All donated books will be accepted, not just text books.

Books will be donated to Better World Books, which collects and sells books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide. With more than six million new and used titles in stock, they are self-sustaining company that creates social, economic and environmental value for all their stakeholders. Better World Books supports book drives and collects used books and textbooks through a network of more than 1,800 college campuses and partnerships with more than 2,000 libraries nationwide. So far, the company has converted more than 35 million donated books into $7.5 million in funding for literacy and education. In the process, they have also diverted more than 13,000 tons of books from landfills.

According to Lynnie Beauvoir, customer service supervisor for the Clayton State University Bookstore, the purpose of the “Go Green Day” Book Drive is also to bring awareness to how the University Bookstore sustains and supports the “Green” initiative.

The University Bookstore “Green” other commitments (in addition to donating used books) include: sponsorship of the campus “Green Team;” helping with recycling can pick-ups around the campus; carrying “Green” supplies and merchandise; the reusable tote program with “Green” tote bags… with every purchase a percentage of the proceeds go towards the Green Team; and offering a strong used book buyback program which recycles and reuses books and also saves students money.

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Clayton State University is an outstanding comprehensive metropolitan university located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.
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