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Blogging and Writing

Is There a Finite Well of Blogging Material?

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay  At various points along the way in my 3 1/2 years of blogging, I've wondered if I'll ever run out of things to write about. It hasn't happen yet, and it's not going to happen anytime soon, but I do still occasionally wonder if there is, in fact, a finite well of material… Continue reading Is There a Finite Well of Blogging Material?

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Blogging and Writing, MH@H Book Reviews

Review: Here Until I’m Gone (& Thoughts on Therapeutic Writing)

Here Until I'm Gone Here Until I’m Gone: 40 Poems About Trauma, Illness, And The Inevitability Of Death is a booklet of poetry by Mio Angelo of Mentally Ill in America. The poems capture the challenges of living with chronic mental illness, including dealing with the ignorance of others. He writes about finding healing from… Continue reading Review: Here Until I’m Gone (& Thoughts on Therapeutic Writing)

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Blogging and Writing

The Interesting Ways That We Use Words

As bloggers, we play with words. Some of them are more fun quirky than others. Here are a few of the interesting ways we use words. The pond that separates us Despite speaking the same language, there are a lot of differences between British-speak and American-speaking, with Canadian-speak thrown in there somewhere in between. Blogging… Continue reading The Interesting Ways That We Use Words

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Blogging and Writing

Copyright, the DMCA and How to Deal With Plagiarism

The potential for plagiarism is an unfortunate part of the reality of writing online. A couple of days ago, I discovered that someone had plagiarized a post of mine. They'd chopped off the last couple of paragraphs, but what they didn't think to remove was an internal link I had within the post.  It was… Continue reading Copyright, the DMCA and How to Deal With Plagiarism

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Blogging and Writing

Memoirs: To Write or Not to Write?

I've seen other bloggers working on or publishing memoirs, and I decided a little while back that I wanted to do the same.  I even started working on writing it. Except I've started wondering if I should reconsider. There's a lot of work that would be involved in writing, publishing, and promoting a book.  But… Continue reading Memoirs: To Write or Not to Write?

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Blogging and Writing

An Intro to Self-Publishing Basics

I did quite a bit of research on this topic for my book that came out last week, and I've seen several bloggers mention that they're also contemplating doing books at some point, so I thought I would share some of the self-publishing basics that I've learned. I'm by no means an expert, but I've… Continue reading An Intro to Self-Publishing Basics

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Mental Health & Illness

Way to Share Your Mental Health Story

Talking about mental health is important, and getting conversations going about what mental illness really is requires opening up. Here are some ideas of places where you can share your mental health story on either an unpaid or paid basis. While sharing your story may seem daunting initially, it's a really important way to work… Continue reading Way to Share Your Mental Health Story