Thoughtful Minds United is designed to build, connect, and inspire. While we will not be posting here, we have a NEW website! A Thought’s Journey Whether it be gardening, preserving food, business, or your life, I offer simple strategies and quality homemade products to help you thrive. About Me My name is Fairen! I began…… Continue reading Join Our New Community
Enjoyment of Writing is a GIFT and a life Passion. Writing is a Journey of Discovery, Of self and of the world around us. The first question I had to answer long ago when I was a child was this. Do you love to write for the sheer joy of putting words on…… Continue reading Writing is a Journey of Discovery, Of Self and of the World Around us
WordPress Reader There are several ways to find these bloggers and since most of you blog with WordPress, people with similar interests should be a bit easier to find thanks to the WordPress reader. When you login and go to wordpress.com, that is what is called your reader which shows you the most recent posts that the…… Continue reading How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?
Question of the day- How has the tone or message of your writing voice changed? Going through old posts has made me realize how drastically my writing voice has evolved. I can clearly see the times I was experimenting with the different tones and styles of my personal writing. For instance, my current general writing…… Continue reading How has Your Writing Voice Changed
Congratulations! You have created your first blog. You have probably already chosen your theme and maybe have already written your first post. You may be wondering, what next? There are a few beneficial elements to incorporate into your blog that will help you be successful with whatever blogging goals you may have. This is not one…… Continue reading Five Things to Include on Your New Blog
Engagement is the key to building a community not a group of onlookersBe organized, yet flexibleStick to a schedule but be reasonable with itNever lack zealJust because you feel others don’t do it, doesn’t mean you shouldn’tUse your strengthsAsk even if you feel unqualified- you never know who will say yesBe grateful Build something meaningfulMaster the art of…… Continue reading 44 Things I Learned About Blogging
I will always be grateful to The Author Learning Centre based in the U.S.A. and a young man who only knew me through my book Beyond the Ashes. I had been given a subscription to this writer’s centre which was more about marketing than what I was really seeking. This young man…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 8: Becoming a Blogger
2021 A Writing Goal. This goal has taken my breath away. It is and was something I never wanted to do. Suddenly I sensed in the night there was a goal I needed to aim for. It is to be the story of my life, without bringing in heritage or legacy issues, the absolute truth…… Continue reading A Surprise….2021 Goal
I have recently had a post published on Renard’s World! Please click here to view the full post. I get it, you started your blog with high hopes and a strong start. You dove into learning how to start a blog, how often do you post, and how to build a community. Maybe you started…… Continue reading How to Get Your Blog Back on Track After Taking a Blogging Hiatus
It’s the new year! Here at TMU, we strive to find ways ways to connect with other bloggers. Here is your chance to promote yourself and find someone new! So go to the comments and put your name, a link to your blog, and what your blogging goals are for 2021.
I don’t write everyday. I wish I did but I don’t. Life happens. I’ve said that phrase this year more times than I can count. Yet, I chose this year to dive back into blogging after a long (and busy) hiatus. This year, I’m focusing on consistent and quality content. It seems that you are doing…… Continue reading How to Meet Your Blogging Goals
Blogging is time consuming. Even a hobby blog takes time and research to run smoothly and consistently. Fortunately, there are some ways to maximize your time.
Thank you so much for being a part of our community! My hope is to build a community that is both enlightening and engaging. As such, it is incredibly important to hear from you, our reader, so that we can continue to produce content that you want to see. Please help us with this by…… Continue reading Your Feedback is Welcome!
Happy Writer’s Wednesday! Today we will be discussing ways to make a more effective post. There are many ways to write a blog post and none of them are right or wrong but adding more structure may help you in the long run. With the right structure in place, each post will have different content…… Continue reading Tips for Making an Engaging and Effective Post
1. Engage with other bloggers: More and more, I am realizing the importance of interacting with other bloggers in order to grow my audience. Engaging with other bloggers is fun! I always learn something new. Plus, it does come in handy to have blogging relationships as they often give great feedback and provide opportunities such…… Continue reading 6 Things I Would Tell Myself When I First Began Blogging
As someone who has been blogging on and off for seven years, I am well aware of the issues of lack of time and motivation that we all develop on our blogging journey. When it comes to blogging, there are times when I’m feeling super creative and motivated and can spend hours crafting posts. While…… Continue reading How to be More Consistent With Your Blog
As a bloggers, we understand the importance of using quality pictures on our blog posts. Here is a list of free photo resources that you can easily use on your blog Pixabay Pixabay: This is my favorite so far! Pixabay has a vast amount of pictures for you to search and use. The quality is…… Continue reading Where to Get Quality Photos for Your Blog FREE!
Some of you may know that I have been blogging on various blogs for several years. I am coming out of a hiatus and am now on a kick for finding, following, and reading other blogs. It seems that a lot of the bloggers I knew before, have stopped blogging so I am (almost) back…… Continue reading What I Learned From Following WordPress Bloggers
TMU is coming back in September and I hope you have enjoyed our “blast to the past” these past few months. Now, we will be adding new posts to the mix. I am excited to give you a taste of what TMU will be like! Keep in mind, we are still accepting writers. Here is…… Continue reading It’s Almost Here!
Today, I will be showing you how to check the spam comments that have been tucked away in the Askismet folder but before I do that, I will show you why it is important to do this. Previously, I decided to check the spam folder just for the heck of it and discovered several valuable…… Continue reading How to Check Your Comments in the Spam Folder and Why You Should Check Them (WordPress Users)