Iโ€™m A โ€˜One Lovely Blog Awardโ€™ Nominee: Appreciation Feels Good!

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So, I received a nomination for One Lovely Blog Award, thanks to Sharon at leadership2mommyship. In all honesty, recognition does feel good. ๐Ÿ™‚ I thank Sharon for reading my blog and thinking I was worthy of this nomination. Sharon also nominated Ipuna Black, my sister. I guess sheโ€™s got good taste! LOL

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Blog Networking: To Read & Comment More

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Iโ€™m exhausted. I donโ€™t know if itโ€™s that Iโ€™ve been writing a lot lately or if itโ€™s just a combination of being a mother to a toddler with boundless energy. Last night I drank Theraflu and headed to bed early, snuggled up to a good book. Read the rest of this entry »

Finding Time To Blog & Finish That Novel

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The most challenging thing I find about being a writer is not so much writerโ€™s block or even completing an 80,000-word novel, as many people assume.

For me, writing a novel is the easy part. But itโ€™s not so simple to revise and rewrite it. Letโ€™s not forget our blogs that require daily, if not, weekly maintenance in order to market ourselves and build our platforms. Working on your novel and building a blogging network at the same time can pose many challenges, not the least of which time management. For example, often when Iโ€™m writing a blog post I catch myself thinking, โ€œI should really be working on my book.โ€ Read the rest of this entry »

Microblogging: If I Blogged As Much As I Tweetedโ€ฆ

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Microblogging makes life super simple for those of us who find it challenging to post 300 words or more on a daily basis. Some bloggers choose to post two to three articles every day. They make it a habit, no matter if there is an earthquake, tornado, snowstorm, monsoon, or a death in the family. Read the rest of this entry »