Blogging, Writing

Five Things I Learned On Blogging Vacation

It's become clear that I'm not one of those people who can successfully blog and "do summer" at the same time. Kind of like those unfortunate folks who can't rub their bellies and climb Mt. Everest while simultaneously trying to figure out a better name for Generation Z. Wimps. Thus a blogging vacation ensued. One week passed. Then two. My continued silence led… Continue reading Five Things I Learned On Blogging Vacation

Writing

The People in My Bloggy Neighborhood

  One of the main reasons I started blogging was to find a venue where I could swap ideas, start conversations, and commiserate with like-minded individuals. And I haven't been disappointed. Some peeps I'd like to mention today: A few fabulous writing friends in my community have no idea about overlooked my fear of chain mail and recently bestowed some bloggy award love… Continue reading The People in My Bloggy Neighborhood

Blogging, Books, For Readers, Writing

Matching Tattoos With Margaret

Please enjoy this post from the archives (the first one of my blogging days) while I...live.  My apologies to the four people who have already read this -- go watch Oprah instead. Let me start from the beginning -- I love Margaret Atwood. Not in the, "Then why don't you marry her?" sense, but very simply, I'm… Continue reading Matching Tattoos With Margaret

Uncategorized, Writing

All These Links Make More Chains. And, These Chains are Like a Noose.

  In this modern age of technology, we are linked, hooked up, in sync, online, surfing the web, and interconnected in a way that is downright immediate (and a little creepy).  Say someone is trying to reach you at home.  No answer?  No worries.  They can text, post, Tweet, Skype, email, and IM.  They can even (begrudgingly) resort to snail mail, or, possibly, alien… Continue reading All These Links Make More Chains. And, These Chains are Like a Noose.