The girls meet with their mentors on a weekly basis outside of school, and participate in a monthly workshop emphasizing journalism, song writing, flash fiction, novels, short stories, creative nonfiction, or poetry. At some point, I’m sure we’ll offer a workshop on blogging, which brings me to my next topic.
Caught the tail-end of Dan Olivas’s panel To Blog or Not to Blog. Amongst the blog-fulfilled were panelists Adrienne Crew , Margo Candela , Kevin Roderick and Mark Sarvas , who blog on a variety of topics including the literary scene, blogging, and L.A. Regarding the question, To B or not to B, their blogs are still active, so I think it’s safe to say their advice was to Do it, baby! Take a look at their work to see what has worked for them.