Writing can feel like a very solitary thing, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing and interacting with other authors can really help us to grow as writers. It exposes us to new ideas about the craft of writing and can introduce us to opportunities we didn’t have access to previously. Continue reading Ready to Up Your Writing Game?
When getting started on @Pinterest few things are more important than learning what goes into making successful pins that will bring people to your site and get them pinning your images. You’ll find everything you need in this post. #bloggers #business #entrepreneurs #socialmedia Continue reading Creating Winning Pins for Pinterest
Taking a quick departure from Elemental, this poem has little to do with love, but I’ll stop there. On this one, I’d love to get your take; what do you see in this poem? First, a huge thanks to my first 100 followers and a quick look at our growth. Continue reading Poetry: Survey of a Poet
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As self-publishing authors, bloggers are in the position of having to constantly sell ourselves and our “wares.” It’s not enough to write and post, you have to promote it, too. Any blogger succeeding out there will tell you that it’s all about utilizing social media and putting your stuff out there in front of the faces that want to consume it. You simply cannot build … Continue reading Building Your Blog Brand on Pinterest
There are few poets more important to me than Adrienne Rich. Her words found me in a community college “Women’s Literature” course. I didn’t know exactly what was going to be covered in that course; I just loved literature and women’s writing and thought I would enjoy it. It turned out to be the course that would guide my studies and shape the course of my life. Adrienne Rich spoke to me in ways I didn’t know existed, about ideas I didn’t know belonged to anyone else. It was largely the life and poetry of Rich and women like her that motivated me to apply to the creative writing program at Bowling Green State University with a minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Continue reading Poetry: Adrienne Dies