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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?

English can be strange - Can you be combobulated? What about gruntled?
Blogging and Writing

English Can Be a Rather Strange Language

English is a strange. Recently I was reading a post by Claudette of Writer of Words, and Angie of King Ben's Grandma had left a comment about how one might use the word combobulated, which presumably exists because you can say someone is discombobulated. I wondered something similar not long ago about disgruntled/gruntled, and apparently,… Continue reading English Can Be a Rather Strange Language

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Blogging and Writing

Have You Thought About Writing Outside Your Blog?

The blogosphere is a wonderful place to share our thoughts with other bloggers. But there are lots of other ways to share your writing with the world. Have you thought of branching out into other areas and taking your writing outside of your blog? My own writing When I first started blogging in 2017, I… Continue reading Have You Thought About Writing Outside Your Blog?

My writing journey: from blogger to author to who knows where?
Blogging and Writing

My Writing and Self-Publishing Journey

Before I started blogging in 2017, I didn’t spend a lot of time online, and I wasn't into social media at all. I really had no clue what other possibilities may appear as a result of embarking on my blogging journey. I knew nothing about book publishing, and probably the only thing I knew about… Continue reading My Writing and Self-Publishing Journey

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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)

English can be strange - Can you be combobulated? What about gruntled?
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

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 The DMCA and How to Deal With Plagiarism