Looking for Guest Writers

Jump to Last Post 1-11 of 11 discussions (18 posts)
  1. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    I've just started a new daily blog about living in France.  http://myuneditedlifeinfrance.blogspot. … rning.html It will record the delights and frustrations of being a foreigner in a France. 

    Apart from recording my own experiences I would like to publish other people's experiences.  To start with I am aiming for one guest writer every fortnight. 

    If you are also a foreigner living in France and want to share your experience (good or bad) I would like to hear from you.  Please email me with your article (250 to 350 words) you can include a link to your main site or your HubPage and  a link to your profile.

  2. frogdropping profile image81
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Great idea Princessa smile

    Living overseas isn't always the dream you hope it to be. It's amazing what you can miss from 'home' or what trips you up. Good luck with it smile

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you.  I am hoping to portray both the good and the bad.  Most of my hubs about France just portray the things I love about it but to be honest there are plenty of things that are more difficult, more expensive and more exasperating in France.

      What do you miss from "home"?

      1. frogdropping profile image81
        frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        My three children. I miss them a great deal.

        But I didn't mean to sound a misery. I actually miss very little. I've adapted well to the Portuguese way of life. A conversation in my own language is probably the thing I miss the most, after my kids smile

        I should write more about living here. I do, to be fair, have a lot of fun and some of the things that happen are really quite funny. Mostly to do with the language barrier or my frequent trips to the floor trying to walk on the Portuguese pavements.

        And the fact that it's soooooo easy to add a few pounds due to their habit of eating ... a lot. And don't get me started on the cakes and pastries big_smile

        1. Princessa profile image85
          Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LOL, it sounds rather good smile I know what you mean about the food, it is very easy to gain weight when the food is delicious!

  3. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    I will surely read whatever either of you write about your lives and experiences in Europe. It will be like traveling there without the hassel of flights and ships. Much success to you both. smile

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Patty.  I hope you enjoy it smile

  4. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    hi princessa, I don't live there, but did visit one summer and wrote a hub about being an american in paris for the first time.
    if you're looking for expats only, I don't fit that category, but I definitely saw differences while there, and mostly for me, it was the fluent spoken French was much harder to understand!

    I would enjoy spending more time there, it really is beautiful.
    I look forward to reading your blog. smile

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi rebekahELLE, you've just gave me a new idea.  Give me some time to implement it and I'll be contacting you.

  5. thisisoli profile image73
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    Oh god France, I stayed at a friends cognac distillery for a short while, and spent a lot of time travelling around it.

    Lack of a decent pint, and really odd opening hours are probably the worst things in France.

  6. BrianS profile image73
    BrianSposted 8 years ago

    Hi Princessa,

    I sent a reply to your email about being a guest writer and the answer was yes, I would love to. Looking forward to receiving your questions and providing honest answers. The good, the bad or the ugly, whatever it turns out to be.

    Brian

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Got it, thank you.  That's great.  Let's see what we come up with smile

  7. profile image0
    L. Andrew Marrposted 8 years ago

    A bloke called Ryan is doing the same for the UK...

    How curious.

  8. cindyvine profile image82
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Am following your blog now you can follow mine

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Following it and enjoying every story... just don't send a gecko this way smile

  9. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Wendy, PM Mark, I bet he will join smile

  10. Hmrjmr1 profile image79
    Hmrjmr1posted 8 years ago

    Princessa
    You might want to contact Cathinfrance hes relatively new so she may not be a Forum Follower yet...She does some very good work though.

  11. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    Thanks for the suggestions Misha and Hmrjmr1.  I'll contact them.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)