Posts Tagged 'blog'

#BOAW Blog Fest – Where Your Beauty Lies

August McLaughlin BOAW blog fest

Welcome to

The Beauty of a Woman Blog Fest!


This amazing event for and about women of all ages began with one very special woman,

August McLaughlin


August shared her story of dealing with an eating disorder and received so much loving support from her friends and her fans ...

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Writing Games Giveaway

Welcome to today’s writing games and giveaway!

As I mentioned in Monday’s post, the prize for participating in the games is an ebook copy of

The Negative Trait Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi!

For a chance to win just take part in one or both of the writing games and, within one week, post your submissions in the comments section. These games were discovered in ...

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How Softball Is Like Writing And Pomodoro Update

How Softball Is Like Writing


Analogies for writing can be found throughout our daily lives in much of what we observe and experience first hand.

I read an especially good analogy recently. Most of it contains thoughts we’ve heard before but, some may be new to you. Yet, it’s all presented with a unique twist.

It’s all about Softball.

Julie Leuk, writing for SheWrites talks about what the coach teaches her daughter’s softball team about succeeding ...

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How To Know For Sure Who Your Audience Really Is

If you’re a new writer, or even an author with a book or two in the marketplace, I wonder if you are certain who you are writing for. Do you know your target audience for your writing?

No? Shocking!

Frankly, I’m not surprised that some of you don’t. I didn’t either, until recently.



Despite the volume of blog posts and chapters of writing manuals that TELL you HOW to find your target audience and give you some hint WHERE to find them, it ...

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21 Tips To Make Pinterest Work For You

Note: This is a partial re-post from more than a year ago. I’ve updated the information as I feel Pinterest is still not being used to it’s amazing potential.


I hear you moaning and imagine you rolling your eyes…ugh, another social media time suck! Time on Pinterest does have to be managed, but it’s so worth it.

For those who haven’t had the time to look into the world of Pinterest, it’s a social networking site where you create ‘Boards’ ...

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