Avoid these 5 blog mistakes

October 26, 2015
If you're not a blogger, you probably don't know that your comments are blogger GOLD. Whether it's because we like to promote discussion or we want to show reader...

Where did our dignity go?

September 10, 2015
It started when I was approached for a blog campaign to tout wearing no underpants. That's right: going commando. The post was sponsored by a toilet paper company that...

Worst blogging advice, ever

July 31, 2015
Anyone who blogs has read the zillions of posts chock-full of advice about how to increase readership on your blog.  I've read them, too, and have concluded that most...

Introducing…heart, mind, soul

May 18, 2015
When I transitioned my blog from Middle-aged Diva to my own website, I didn't name it.  To tell you the truth, I wasn't sure WHAT to name it.  Naming blogs isn't as...

Just say “no” to video blogs

May 2, 2015
Admit it. You've clicked on cute dog videos. Or funny cat videos. I know you have.  Me, too. But what about the preponderance of video blogs?  I just encountered...

Showing your treasures: TMI

January 24, 2015
"Pull your dress down, darlin'. We don't show our treasure." I saw that quote the other week and it made me laugh, first because it's so Southern and I spent a good...

Love me, love my book

January 23, 2015
Writing a book is...difficult. Authors pour every ounce of their being into a tome--no small amount of blood, sweat and tears are shed--and then it's out, for the world...

Word crimes: common errors

January 3, 2015
Hello my darlings, it's me again, the Grammar Bitch, here to help set you straight in the new year. It's been a couple years now since I've taught college classes, and...

BlogHer ’14: the backstory

July 28, 2014
The Scene Thousands of women. Annual BlogHer Conference.  San Jose, CA.  July 24-26. Weather: in the 90s, feels like 104.   I COULD write about the BlogHer...

Strolling through the blogosphere with crazy, big-thighed a...

May 19, 2014
I've been helping a newer writer flesh out an essay idea and as I tried to help him figure out how to approach a new version it occurred to me how little I've examined...

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