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Weekly Roundup: Winter Fashion and Style Tips

In Weekly Roundup on February 26, 2010 at 8:15 am

If Spring seems a long, long way away, now may be a good time to update your winter wardrobe with some accessories and a few trendy pieces of clothing. Whether you’re bundling up for (another) snowstorm or hibernating indoors this season, stay stylish with these fashion tips from AC Contributors:

Sexy Winter Fashion for Women: Dressing Warm Without Bulk by Sarah Ganly

Latest Trends in Women’s Winter Fashion by Richa Arora

Winter Fashion 2009: Shoe and Boots by V.S. Lee

5 Winter Coats Under $50 by Sylvia Branch

Gay Man’s Guide to Fall and Winter Fashion 2009 by Kareem Simpson

Five Fashion Tips for Straight Men by Brian Carr

Buying Women’s Ski Jackets – a Few Guidelines by William Brandon

A Guide to Wearing Your New Spring Wardrobe Right Now by Douglas Vandecaveye

Need a new haircut? Check out some of the Best Winter Haircut Trends 2010 by Mallory Collier.

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Meet AC Rockstar Matthew Lubin

In Interviews on February 20, 2010 at 3:18 am

As one of AC’s Featured Travel Contributors, Matthew Lubin has been busy writing about destinations in the Far East, medicine, film, movies and topics about English as a foreign language.

This talented writer, editor and academic writing professor has lived in Southern China and has published work in The Aroostock Review, Ink Collective and other publications.

I caught up with this AC Rockstar to find out how he found AC, and why he enjoys publishing here:

SK: How long did it take you to become an AC addict?

ML: I wouldn’t consider myself an AC addict as I don’t use it that frequently. When I first started using AC, I was working in China and figured it was a good way to make a few extra bucks for when I returned to the states. As I found other venues for my work, I used AC with less frequency, but always went back every now and again to see what was going on.

SK: Why have you stuck with AC for so long?

ML: AC has been a consistent purchaser of my work. While I’d prefer to sell my work for more money, at least I know I have this site to fall back on. It also helped build my confidence as a travel writer, which got me my first freelance gig with a tour book publisher.

SK: Out of all of the topics you write about, how do you decide which ones to develop or focus on in any given month?

ML: Most of my articles are about my travels because it’s what I enjoy writing about. I have never used AC’s suggested topics or calls for content. If I find a topic that interests me I’ll write about it.

SK: If you could start your AC writing career over again, what is the one thing you would do differently? Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Roundup: Olympics Mania

In Weekly Roundup on February 19, 2010 at 2:19 am

Tuning in to the Winter Olympics this month? Catch the latest news, updates and travel tips with these Olympics articles from AC Contributors:

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Schedule by Chris Matteson

How to Watch 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Online Free by Zac Wassink

2010 Winter Olymipcs Schedule of Events and Gold Medal Days at Vancouver Winter Olympics by Ryan Christopher DeVault

All About the 2010 Winter Olympics Biathlon by M.G. Hardiman

2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. and Compromises Over the Environment by Greg Brian (Gregoriancant)

Team USA Ready for Vancouver Winter Olympics by Sherri Thornhill

5 of the Best 2010 Official Winter Olympics Souvenir Products by Shirley Norling