I’ve been accused of being too practical when choosing holiday gifts for writers and bloggers. Today, I’d like to enter the world of frivolity with some jewelry suggestions for writers. Typewriter Key Bracelet Tell me you won’t be touched when a thoughtful person in your life buys you this typewriter key bracelet from eco.artware.com. It retails for $110 and we especially like that it’s made from the real thing, and recycling always gets thumbs up from the FWJ crew. Typewriter Key Cufflinks eco-artware.com also has something for our male readers. Typewriter key cufflinks. These retail for $43 for the pair [Read more…]
by Deborah Ng Last year Joffrey’s launched a Coffee 2.0 social media campaign to attract bloggers. They asked bloggers to sign up and sample their coffee. And what good coffee it is. I especially like that Joffrey’s gets the whole coffee/blogging thing. Did I mention the coffee is really good? Joffrey’s offers organic coffees, flavored coffees, dark coffees, coffee collections, syrups, flavorings and more. If you’re looking to send your favorite blogger a coffee basket, when not send it from the people who actually GET blogging? A holiday sampler featuring a packet each of Mistletoe Mocha, Pumpkin Creme Brulee, and [Read more…]
by Deborah Ng Here’s an elegant holiday gift idea for writers. I recently received a Kiki James leather wrap journal as a gift and immediately faced two dilemmas. The first was that it was too beautiful to write in and the second was that I couldn’t wait to start writing in it. Not bad dilemmas at all when you consider many gifts people give me go into a closet and are promptly forgotten. As someone who sits in front of a keyboard all day writing what other people tell me to write, it’s a real treat to hand write in [Read more…]
Women For Hire will be holding a career expo next Tuesday, October 7 at the Lakeview Terrace, Navy Pier. If you are interested in providing resume critiques at this event taking place from 10am-2pm we would be happy to have you.
by Jodee Redmond Good morning FWJ Friends, Sometimes technology really isn’t my friend, and today is one of them. I did find leads and get them ready and when I decided to preview the post before publishing it, well, let’s just say the leads were like magic…they disappeared! A few choice words later, I’m going to find them again and I will post them a little later on for you. Thank you for your patience.