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Karen Hertzberg
Editor and Content Strategist at Macmillan's Quick & Dirty Tips. Some say riddled with ADD; I say, renaissance woman!
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Karen Hertzberg Aug 19
is looking for an Audio Production Intern for our podcasts team. You must be local to NYC this fall and a current undergrad. Come learn from our awesome crew!
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Karen Hertzberg Aug 19
Replying to @garrett_moon
What could possibly go wrong?
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Karen Hertzberg Aug 19
Replying to @tomgehrke
WooOoOOoOoo! Death. (Please, don't die.)
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Karen Hertzberg Aug 16
A rope walks into a bar. Bartender says, "We don't serve your kind!" The rope steps out, ties himself in the middle, messes up his hair, and goes back in. The bartender says, "Hey, aren't you the rope I just kicked out?" The rope says, "I'm a frayed knot!"
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Karen Hertzberg Aug 2
Welcome the new host of the podcast, Dr. Jade Wu! Have a listen to her first episode to learn how much sleep you actually need. Is that 8-hours-a-night thing just a myth?
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Karen Hertzberg Jul 31
Replying to @BookishHQ
There are so many great new books to read, but every now and then I just have to revisit Cannery Row by John Steinbeck.
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Karen Hertzberg Jul 31
Be sure to listen to QDT's new show when it drops on August 5!
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Karen Hertzberg Jul 31
I get guest post pitches all day everyday, but "... your content has a sheer magnetic force that pulls and the reader just keeps on reading" is one of the better (read: funnier, and not in the good way) suck-ups I've encountered.
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Karen Hertzberg Jul 1
Editors are giving away a bundle of free subscriptions to five lit magazines. Enter to win!
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Karen Hertzberg Jun 14
I don't hate writing. But I admit that sometimes it sucks.
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Karen Hertzberg Mar 29
My answer to What are the major downsides of having a Shiba Inu?
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Karen Hertzberg Feb 28
My answer to How do you make your writing more readable and easy to follow? Do you use the readability index to achieve that goal?
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Karen Hertzberg Feb 26
My answer to What would like to see change in the freelance writing industry?
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Sue Monk Kidd Feb 17
“This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.“ Mary Oliver
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Karen Hertzberg Dec 11
Replying to @TheBloggess
It's just a ride. Expect nothing. Appreciate everything. Satisfaction doesn't show up at the end; it's where you find it here and now.
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Karen Hertzberg 16 Nov 18
Wrote this a couple years ago about . Some things are timeless.
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Karen Hertzberg 10 Nov 18
One from the archives. Writing is bullshit.
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Karen Hertzberg 11 Sep 18
How do you make dialogue sound more natural in writing? Here's my answer on .
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Karen Hertzberg 10 Sep 18
You've got a college essay coming up. No pressure. Here's how to write it.
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Karen Hertzberg 10 Sep 18
You don't need these words and phrases in your writing.
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