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


As you may or may not know, I am a fanatic when it comes to comments and responding to them. Although this post is almost two years old, I thought it relevant considering we still receive spam comments. So here are some techniques that I use to separate the spammers from the real. 1. Check…… Continue reading 6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment

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A Blog As Future Memory ?


In a recent interview I had the privilege of having Fairen as my interviewer, and one of the questions was why I am a blogger. I said it was a way to share my thoughts, which is entirely true, but I´ve decided to “dive” more on the subject. In my Portuguese blog I have published…… Continue reading A Blog As Future Memory ?

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4 Secrets of an Introvert Who Learned How to be an Extrovert


Dear Extroverts, Since you may have met and befriended us in a setting where we have to act like we are naturally outgoing, here are 4 secrets to being friends with introverts who have a bit of extroversion. 1. We are naturally good listeners. Most times, we prefer you to dominate the conversation: Most times, I am…… Continue reading 4 Secrets of an Introvert Who Learned How to be an Extrovert

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52 Things I Learned in Life and Blogging


Today is my birthday! So to celebrate, here are 52 things I learned in life and through blogging. Engagement is the key to building a community not a group of onlookers Be organized, yet flexible Stick to a schedule but be reasonable with it Never lack zeal Just because you feel others don’t do it,…… Continue reading 52 Things I Learned in Life and Blogging

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20 Things you Think While Reading Other Blogs


That was weird…but cool…and weird  *hits the ‘follow’ button* I can’t believe they said that! I like it 🙂 I feel like I should leave a comment but what do say to that? Why don’t they have more followers? I don’t get it..should I read it again? Oooo! They have a Twitter and a Facebook…… Continue reading 20 Things you Think While Reading Other Blogs

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Join or Lead Our Summer Book Club!


Welcome to our Summer 2016 reading group or reading groups, rather! This summer, we are hosting book clubs just for you! Below you’ll find a little more about the process. Enjoy! -who knows, we may even have some giveaways 😉 About Summer Reading Groups Although TMU is hosting this summer event, we are bringing multiple bloggers to…… Continue reading Join or Lead Our Summer Book Club!

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How to Get More Followers Using WordPress


Lately, I’ve come across some bloggers that are in the dark about gaining more followers using WordPress. They ask “How do they do that? How do the “popular” bloggers get that many followers?” I’m here to tell you what I do as well as what I’ve noticed other WordPress bloggers do. Now, some of you…… Continue reading How to Get More Followers Using WordPress

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On This Day Last Year: How Being an Author is Like Owning a Business


Hi, Friends! As you may know, Facebook has this tool where you can see the posts you have published in the past. Since I have pulled almost all of the posts down, I think it’s safe to try something new. 😉 So, today, I will be sharing what I published on May 8, 2015. It is…… Continue reading On This Day Last Year: How Being an Author is Like Owning a Business

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What I Have to Fight so That I can Write


I have social issues. I’m not telling you, the TMU audience, what would otherwise be posted on my personal blog just for the heck of it; I’m telling you this because I know that I am not the only one and that we can struggle through this together. My life has been comprised of people…… Continue reading What I Have to Fight so That I can Write

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Thank You for Being Vulnerable


Your writing is beautiful. I just wanted to let you know that. Currently, I’m in the “Silent Reading” Section of my local library reading your stories and decided that I have to take a moment because a thought had popped in my head. A little while ago, whilst explaining the concept of this blog to…… Continue reading Thank You for Being Vulnerable