Author Archives: Allena Tapia


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Communications consultant focusing on Lansing, MI and worldwide! Specializing in Latino topics, immigration, social justice, education, health and parenting. Writer/Editor/Momma/Wife/Poet/Journalist/Poet/Activist
  • Say Hello to My Kid’s Journalism Class!

    Posted on 2012/10/23 by Allena Tapia in Personal stuff.

    Hellllo readers and writers, Today (Wednesday) I am guesting (bright and early) in the 7th grade journalism class at Waverly Middle School. Mari’s teacher has asked me to talk about: Your approach to writing in various genres/media Your personal writing process How you acquire commissions as a freelance writer Some general tips/advice for young writers […]

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  • How to Blog a Book by Nina Amir

    Posted on 2012/10/22 by Allena Tapia in For fellow writers, Recommended folks, Somethin' NEW.

    I just reviewed How to Blog a Book by Nina Amir over at About.com as part of her virtual book tour. Definitely check out the full review there, fellow writers. I think you’ll find that her book has uses for many different kinds of writers and many different needs. For example, she covers the tech […]

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  • “How to Blog a Book” Book Tour Stop- Coming Right Up!

    Posted on 2012/10/21 by Allena Tapia in Uncategorized.

    I’m reviewing Nina Amir’s “How to Blog a Book” for About.com, and will include some additional info in this space. Be sure to stop by Monday at 10am for a look at this new offering from Writer’s Digest.

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