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Dear Greg Miller,

I do online blogging. Yet, I'm unsure WHEN to place a blog in my Archives section. How much time should I give it? Here is my situation and my scenario. For example, If I wrote a blog in May 2015, Do I place it in my Archive section now? Or should I break it up to two archive sections: 1) Recent Archives and 2) Older Archives? Also, keeping up blogging is becoming a challenge, since I'm secretly writing a book. I'm now writing on two fronts. My blogging has slowed to about once to twice a month (with the exception of now. I'm about to post a blog today, and I posted one last weekend). Finally, should I announce I'm writing a book on my website, or should I wait until I have a book deal (or self-publish) as I approach the finish line? Thank you. I will wait for your answer.

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Hi William -
What is the address of your blog so I can take a look?
I don't know how to advise you on your archiving question, but I would be happy to address your second question about how to position your book.
Also, one or two blogs per month might be a perfectly fine rate of posting, depending on the goal of your blog. What would you say is your goal?

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I can answer questions about writing and the creative process in any form or genre. I have been a writer and writing coach and teacher for 15 years, working with NY Times bestselling authors and absolute beginners on memoirs, screenplays, TV scripts, solo shows, personal essays and standup comedy.

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I'm the author of "How To Be A Writer Who Writes" (http://www.amazon.com/How-Writer-Who-Writes-ebook/dp/B00AZ8CLY0/) and the writer's reference book "Miller's Compendium of Timeless Tools for the Modern Writer" (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1060921494/millers-compendium-a-comprehensive-writers-referen). I have taught at UCLA Extension, Humber College, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Cal Arts, NY Institute of Technology, Teen Canteen and numerous arts and cultural centers. I am co-director of The Comedian's Way Workshop for Writers, Performers and Other Humans, which I have taught privately with Beth Lapides in Los Angeles for 15 years. I have been coaching writers privately for almost 10 years. I have also worked as a writer and producer for TV, film, stage, radio and online media.

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WGA

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LA Weekly, Writers Digest, Omni, Premiere, CBC, NPR

Education/Credentials
NYU, BA in History/Journalism

Past/Present Clients
Jillian Lauren, Andrea Martin, Jessica Bendinger, Steve Barancik, Scott King

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