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Bloggers: Let's Make It Work!

Whether you are using blogging as a way to let the world get to know you, market your book, or prepare the world for your talents, the form offers so many options it can be overwhelming. Let's network and share approaches. Bloggers unite!

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Comment by MissKim Behgopa on July 9, 2015 at 10:00pm

Hello fellow bloggers! I wanted to ask where most of your traffic source comes from. As a culinary blogger, most traffic seems to come from Pinterest and food porn sharing sites. Gorgeous mouthwatering food photos are what drives traffic to food (or in my case, culinary) blogs.

I am about to start working on an author page (using blogger) and was curious to know what drives visitors to an author page. I am guessing Twitter?

Comment by Judith Newton on June 13, 2015 at 5:56pm

Travel as Love

"Young people, and especially our children, can revive our capacity for wonder at the world and a sense of intimate connection to it. I felt closer to the landscape because I saw my daughter come alive to it with an intensity that no longer comes so easily to me."

http://tasting-home.com/?p=946

Judith Newton's photo.
Comment by Julianne Palumbo on May 27, 2015 at 11:00am

Hi Bloggers-

Mothers Always Write, a literary journal for mothers by mother writers, is accepting unpublished blog posts about motherhood. Now reading for July/August. We love deep, insightful writing about the mothering experience. Check us out at www.mothersalwayswrite.com.

Best,

Juli

Comment by Susan J Slack on May 24, 2015 at 6:23pm

Hi,

Well I have made good on my idea to write more on my blog about using the name ISIS. Here is a link to the blog. http://hiddenfromthefaceofhumans.com/?p=197

My friend says it sounds a bit inflammatory. Yes, of course it is. Unfortunately I think one needs to fire up the oven to get a subject cooking, especially one so political. I even chose a provocative title for it:

"Why You Should Not Use “Isis” as a Name for Those #*@!"

I never use the word "should" in conversation or writing, but in today's over-screened world, I wanted to shout out this message. Let me know what you think. Inflammation for a good cause?

Thanks, Susan

Comment by Susan J Slack on May 13, 2015 at 12:39pm

Hi, Wahoo! I'm a new member. I am blogging about archeology and Egyptology including book reviews. Okay it's a niche subject, but that's the subject of my newly released historical fiction, "Hidden From the Face of Humans". Here's the link incase there are any Ancient Egyptian fans out there. http://hiddenfromthefaceofhumans.com/

And one more thing -- maybe this should be my next blog subject -- The ancient Egyptian goddess Isis meant a great deal to women for thousands of years, well into the Roman period. I abhor the crazy people who have absconded with this name and desecrated it. Although to be fair, it is the American press that continues to use the initials, even though our government has suggested we use ISL. I will think through this a little more and post the link to it when ready. Thanks for letting me vent.

Comment by Olga Godim on May 6, 2015 at 11:17am

My new post for Insecure Writers Support Group:

We post once a month, on the first Wednesdays, and this time I blogged about my short stories and the discouraging process of magazine submissions.

Comment by Diana Y. Paul on April 1, 2015 at 4:16pm

I am still writing about art--movies, television, art, and food (which I consider an art form).

As the Buddha famously observed, a lifespan is like writing in water, a moment of illusion and sensory experience soon disappearing. Some of us may feel that way about our writing sometimes. Check out this week's post--Seduction” and “The Printer’s Eye”--about a fabulous art exhibit now in San Francisco.

More than 200 artworks are now on exhibit at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco (February 20-May 10, 2015), an exploration of Japanese art and the world of desire (“ukiyo-e”—floating world). Elaborate scrolls, woodblock prints, sculptures, and kimonos are vivid examples of the transient and evanescent world of the senses, particularly the highly rarified courtesan culture for the extremely wealthy samurai and aristocratic classes. Visit my website: www.unhealedwound.com to read more!

Comment by Jan Stone on March 20, 2015 at 8:47am

What an interesting topic, Linda. You've got me thinking about it as a mom of a grown children who aren't in creative fields. How difficult it is to feel like you're a productive and valuable family member when one writes and writes and writes and there are huge gaps between rejections and acceptances. Thanks for the prompt -- I'll get back to you!

Best,

Jan

Comment by Lina Fenequito on March 19, 2015 at 3:19pm

Hi Everyone!


I run a website, mommikin.com, a site to empower and inspire creative moms. We're now accepting submissions on articles that address topics at the intersection of creativity and motherhood. It can be a previously posted work, as long as you give us permission to repost it. And all rights remain with you, the author. If you are interested in inspiring other creative moms, please see more and submit here. Look forward to hearing from you!

Comment by Sharon Brown on March 1, 2015 at 7:35pm

Hello, everyone. I began blogging a few years ago. I have two blogs one currently more active than the other. I use the name Faith Twins for my initial blog. www.faithtwins.wordpress.com 

My other blog I have written daily for over 3 years now. It is writings about the scriptures for the day.  www.scripture4you.blogspot.com

The most recent entries on my Faith Twins blog reflect my journey of grief as me best friend...my faith twin, was dying of pancreatic cancer.

Thanks to you all. Happy writing!!!

 

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