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I’m so excited to announce that I have recently started writing for Artips, a French company dedicated to bringing art historical goodness to the public via short articles emailed to subscribers several times each week. Their articles are witty, engaging, and completely accessible for any interested reader, even one without an art background. I'm all… Continue reading An Exciting Announcement
I'm really proud to introduce my new business website, Alexandra Kiely - Writer to the Arts. I've been a freelance art historian since I graduated from college four years ago, but I hope that starting my website will allow me to even further establish myself. I specialize in research and writing projects, as well as related services such as copyediting, cataloging, transcription… Continue reading Introducing: Writer to the Arts
I'm trying to find out which of my favorite topics are most popular with my readers. Would you care to help me out? You can choose up to five answers. Feel free to give me feedback and suggestions in the comments, too. While you're at it, check out two of my newest features: my Pinterest account,… Continue reading Feedback is always appreciated
I've spent the better part of the weekend working on this past week's Blogging 201 tasks #2 - #5. Accordingly, you'll notice that I have made some changes to the look and feel of A Scholarly Skater. I've improved the header image and come up with a new subtitle, among other things. I've added and subtracted… Continue reading Blogging 201 Update
Today is the first day of Blogging 201. Yay! I’m so excited! Today’s assignment is to come up with three goals for my blog, as well as to think about why I blog and what I hope to get out of it. So why do I blog? I started this blog because it’s a forum… Continue reading Plotting, Planning, and Blogging
Emily of A Crazy Random Happenstance nominated me for the Liebster Award, an award given by bloggers to bloggers with less than 200 followers. Thanks, Emily! In order to accept and pass the award to others, I have to link back and thank the blogger who nominated me, answer the eleven questions they give me,… Continue reading The Liebster Award
I love writing, but sometimes it frustrates me more than you can possibly imagine. How much research is enough? How much is too much? How can I tell the difference? I get so many great ideas for articles, but oftentimes, they never get past the research phase because I'm quite the perfectionist, and sometimes I… Continue reading Scholarly Dilemmas
You may have noticed that it's been a little while since I last posted. While I may have been absent for the past few weeks, I have certainly not been idle. In fact, I was working on something that took up much of my intellectual energies until quite recently, and now that it's done, I… Continue reading Big News!!! Huge News!!!
Big news! I have received two awards. 🙂 Emily has given me the Dragon Loyalty Award, and Teagan has given me the Wonderful Team Membership Reader Award. Emily's award was actually two weeks ago now, but I didn't realize at first that I have to post something in return to accept it. Sorry Emily!! To… Continue reading I’d like to thank the Academy (aka Awards Time)