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Reviving Your Inner Writer

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This is my entry for Positive Writer’s “How Writing Has Positively Influenced My Life” essay contest. Aka: My blog is dead! Long live the blog. Fellow writers: Without the written word, we’d feel dead, right? A shell of a person filled with strange or wonderful ideas that couldn’t be adequately expressed. And yet, when we are at […]

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5 Myths About Writing an Award-Winning Blog

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Still reeling a bit from last month’s news: I was named one of the top 100 websites for writers by The Write Life. Hugely honored…humbled…all of those kinda big words. Here’s what I thought when I started Googling this subject. I…have no idea. As much as I’d like to share a step-by-step plan to get […]

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WordPress Blogging (and Panel Moderating!) Tips

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Saturday was WordCamp Birmingham, where we all got together to learn about and show some love to WordPress. This year, I moderated a great panel on blogging. While we have a presentation with resources, I wanted to share some extra tips in case you missed the panel, and because I was moderating and didn’t answer questions […]