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How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?


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?

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What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?


Scrolling through my old posts, I stumbled upon this old jewel. I thought it’d be fun to ask you guys the following questions this year! As of now… 1. What is the best/worst advice you’ve received and why?2. What is something(s) you’d like to tell a newbie at life that you wish you knew? I…… Continue reading What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?

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Hello, Friends! Work in Progress


Hello friends! It’s been awhile since we have published here. I have had a bout of wrestling with my computer this past month. I am currently working to get everything back up but in the meantime what is new with you? Feel free to share your recent blog posts and news in the comments below!…… Continue reading Hello, Friends! Work in Progress

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How has Your Writing Voice Changed


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

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Five Things to Include on Your New Blog


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

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 8: Becoming a Blogger


       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

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6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment


If you are anything like me, your blog receives a lot of spam comments. Usually, WordPress is pretty good at catching them but some still sneak through. So here are some techniques that I use to separate the spammers from the legitimate comments. 1. Check the website and username linked to the comment: This is perhaps one of…… Continue reading 6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment

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How to Get Your Blog Back on Track After Taking a Blogging Hiatus


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

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What are Your Blog Goals?


Happy new year! I hope you have had an enjoyable New Year so far! I have been enjoying a break to reflect and determine how to best move forward. As I was reading other bloggers goals for 2021, it made me wonder what are your blog goals for this year? What are the things you…… Continue reading What are Your Blog Goals?

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4


 Finding my voice.  Once I discovered that writing for me was a gift I needed to nurture, I stopped thinking perhaps it was to be my source of income. I stopped imagining writing a ‘best seller’ or changing the world. I stopped thinking, in fact, writing was to BE my life. This is one vital…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4

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Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things


Happy Feature Friday! This week, in light of recent events, I want to share only one post written by our very own Jane Elizabeth from Crazy Sunshine Jane. Delight in the Little Things by Jane Elizabeth I’m not a Pollyanna, but wouldn’t it be lovely to dance and twirl on a mountain top without a…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things

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Your Feedback is Welcome!


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!

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6 Things I Would Tell Myself When I First Began Blogging


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

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How to be More Consistent With Your Blog


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

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Feature Friday: Mental Health and Short Stories


Happy Feature Friday! This week, I am appreciating the chance to see these beauties.   This week’s features have been all about shining a light on the different aspects of mental health. There is also a short story in there, as well. I hope you enjoy these articles as much as I did! How do…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Mental Health and Short Stories

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Feature Friday: The Simple Things


Happy Feature Friday! This week, I have been enjoying the simple things in life. Like finding a candle that matches my decor and smells fantastic. Or like seeing my cactus grow from a flower. Both things have been an oddly fulfilling thing to watch.   On to some of my favorite posts this week!  …… Continue reading Feature Friday: The Simple Things

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 1


                        English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote this in 1839. He came to understand that the written word had the power to destroy, to influence in both destructive or positively life-enhancing ways the society around him. This gives ordinary folk like you and me a great life-time challenge. How do we find our own unique writing…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 1