I was recently requested to join a team of other writers who contribute their writing talents to a very well-known web group. When the request first came in, I initially rejected it. I am a writer, I write because that is my passion and who I am. But when I thought about it more, the offer and the possibilities I feel like this is a door that I want… Read More »Thoughts About Being Called An Expert
As my writing career has begun to shift lately I’ve been amazed at how my titles have also changed. It wasn’t so long ago that my only claim to fame was once being a pre-school teacher and my fans were really just 2 year olds who loved my monster noises and snack time. I have always thought of myself as a writer, but it wasn’t until last year that my… Read More »Owning Your Title
I'll admit it. I've had some serious writer's block. There were moments when I thought I would never write again. It was painful, quiet, and I felt like I wasn't who I was meant to be. I am not sure exactly what started it, it was as if one day I just woke up and just didn't feel like writing. I did my normal routines of making a latte, turning… Read More »Dancing with Writer’s block.
I am reading the incredible stories of bravery, love, and challenges that so many people are talking about in the comments of my blog post about my choice to be a teen mother. I am sitting here with this warm feeling, sometimes a little teary, and feeling like I want to do more. Story after story of not just women, but men and women together sharing their thoughts and their… Read More »I see your stories, and you make me smile.
Since making Twitter a part of my blogging routine, I have found that it is one of the most important things I do in my work week. Not only am I able to connect with other bloggers and see what they are writing, I am able to connect with readers on a personal level. I want to know them, and I love that I can be myself on Twitter as well.