Tag Archives | Blogging

On Typos

Three years ago, when the galleys of my book arrived, my mother, spouse, and I gazed down at them, excited by how, well, book-like they looked. A note from my editor informed us that it was our (my) job to find any errant comma or line break or typo. Since the galleys arrived on a [...]

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One Step Ahead: Social Media Made Easy

My father was a scientist and a physician. He was smart as hell and very fast (until he wasn’t, but that’s a different story…) My mother is also super smart but didn’t get into science until her 60s when she began volunteering at San Francisco’s very cool California Academy of Sciences. Yet when I struggled [...]

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To Blog or Not to Blog?

This was the question a writing-inclined youngdoctor (UCSF palliative care fellow @lauraekoehn) and I faced recently. She had never blogged and felt ambivalent despite encouragement from our local GeriPal bloggerati, Eric Widera and Alex Smith. I blogged when my book first came out and then, well, I didn’t. We shared two key hesitations: the point is to [...]

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