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Writing Are you happy with your vocabulary? I mean really happy with it? Or does it leave you feeling like you’re missing something the rest of the word has a grasp on? Are you intimidated when you hear other people use big, fancy words that you aren’t familiar with? Having an extensive, dictionary-like vocabulary isn’t necessary, but it is good to have an expanded vocabulary. This will not only improve your speech, but your writing as ...Continue reading
Writing Do you find yourself running out of time more than you should? How often are you stuck time-crunching a deadline? I’ve been looking into my own time management, or mismanagement as it sometimes feels, and thought other bloggers, writers or people who work from home may have the same issues and obstacles. Do you know where your time goes? You can’t effectively manage your time until you know where it’s going. Take a few days to ...Continue reading
Writing WordPress is probably the most widely used blogging platform available today. It’s loaded with tons of features, widgets, plugins, and it’s extremely versatile and customizable. Most bloggers will agree that WordPress is simply the best. Today, I want to share with you how you can use WordPress as an inspirational tool for your creative writing. Most of us generally choose a theme related to the type of blog we write on a daily ...Continue reading
Writing Many of you may catch the title’s reference to the 80′s song Karma Chameleon by Boy George. In fact, for a long time, I thought he was actually saying comma instead of karma. Often times, comma rules do seem to be a bit elusive like the ever-changing chameleon. There are roughly 19 comma rules according to the Everyday English Handbook, 7 exceptions and a few notes thrown in for good measure—in case the 19 comma rules aren’t ...Continue reading
Writing I am not a great speller. Hard to believe with the many errors blog commenter’s find on all of my blog posts, sarcasm if you couldn’t detect, but it’s true: I suck at spelling. But that’s okay. Why? Because no matter how many people negatively comment on your blog due to spelling, snobby attitudes, or just rip on what you have to say, spelling is the least of your worries. Yes, you should try to make your spelling as ...Continue reading
Writing A few weeks ago, Jonathan shared a great article, How to Take a Blogging Vacation. I wasn’t planning a vacation but the article made me realize those tips make good sense for any blogger and offer a strategic plan, especially in the case of unforeseen disasters. I was in the process of planning future topics, of a general nature, for my blog that could be set to auto-post at a later date. I wanted to have 4 posts in queue at all times, 2 ...Continue reading
Blogging Life as a blogger is coming to an end! What will we do? Just kidding. Blogging will be around forever just like this global warming stuff has been. But your blog can come to an end and you need to be prepared! Sometimes when you update WordPress, or a theme onto your site because the all knowing world wide web knows more than you do, you lose your data. Dang it! You’ve done all of this hard work, you’ve written beautiful words that ...Continue reading