Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

Published Articles


News and Observer Alice’s “Our Lives” Column

Dec 2010 Column “Facing Fears and Thriving”   ***Alice’s Last “Our Lives” Column!***

Nov 2010 Column “Cooking and Her Complex”

Oct 2010 Column “It Was All Worth the Risks”

Sept 2010 Column “Going Airborne Was Just Part of the Fun”

Aug 2010 Column “Mustang Love was a Hard Habit to Break”

July 2010 Column “Learning to Handle the Cactus”

June 2010 Column “Music Feeds Her Soul”

May 2010 Column “Learning the Give and Take of Conversation Wasn’t Easy”

See all Alice’s “Our Lives” columns here

Article for Sandlapper Magazine “Searching for Excalibur: Master Bladesmith Jason Knight

Articles for How to Make an Effective 10-Minute Presentation

Eight Easy Facebook Etiquette Tips For the Rest of Us

Effective Networking Tips – Face to Face Networking to Help Grow Your Business

Networking Don’ts

Smart Networking For Moms Smart Business Expo Tips and Tricks

Facilitating a Fantastic Book Club Discussion

Effective Email Etiquette How to Present a Perfect Seminar

Open Mic Night Etiquette Dos and Don’ts For Literary Artists

Articles for Wake Living: Wake County’s Premier Lifestyle Magazine

Let There Be Light, Fall 2010

A Flair for Fashion, Summer 2010

Hidden Treasures: Geocaching Offers Fun for the Entire Family, Spring 2010

Rolesville’s Smalltown Growth Equals Big time Success, Winter 2009

Wake County colleges promote sustainability at all levels, Fall 2009

Articles for

Online Advertising through Social Media, 2009

Publishing an Effective HTML Newsletter, 2008

Has the Greening of IT Gone Too Far?, 2008

Negotiating Virtual Software Use, 2008

Use IT Asset Management for Software Compliance, 2008 Free and Open Source Software Licensing, 2008

Play Hardball with Software Licenses, 2008

The Software License Police, 2008

Avoid Costly Networking Mistakes, 2008

Are Managed Services Right for You?, 2008

Seven Reasons to Host Business E-mail, 2008

Time to Accept Contactless Payments?, 2007

Buy Web Apps? Webware Lets You D-I-Y, 2007

Slideshows for

Widget Mania Hidden Printing Costs

Cell Phone Statements Budget Business Desktops

Secure Remote Access in 10 Steps

Watch It! Wonderful Webcams

Wild and Crazy Computer Casings

External Hard Drives

Stylish Laptop Carriers

Website Design Faux Pas

10 Wireless Mice Dashboard GPS

10 Business Uses for RFID

Troubleshooting Your Desktop

Music While You Work

Thumb-Thing Else: 8 Wild USB Drives

Ear Candy: Bluetooth Headsets

Internet Security Glossary

Keyboard Innovations

Other Articles: Finding Your Truth: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Creative Nonfiction, Associated Content, 2006

The History of Journaling, Ezine Articles, 725 words, 2006

Crafting Well-Written Creative Nonfiction While Avoiding Its Pitfalls, Ezine Articles, 750 words, 2006

The history of tattoos — a centuries-old fine art tradition, 1,500 words, 2006

How the tattoo process works — get started on your tattoo journey 1,500 words, 2006

The coming video surveillance revolution — trends for 2006 and beyond 1,000 words, 2006

The future of biometrics — trends and emerging uses for biometric technology 548 words, 2005

Respecting employee privacy rights in the workplace when using video surveillance 542 words, 2005

What is video conferencing and what are its benefits? 800 words, 2006

What is VoIP & how does VoIP technology benefit consumers and small businesses? 800 words, 2006

Academic Paper: A Testimony to Trauma: How Bridges and Lynchings Inform African American Literature, Paper Presented at the New Black South Symposium, UNC-CH, Feb. 24, 2007.