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Blogger vs. Author

Some of us have trouble figuring out what comes first, the blogger or the author. It’s a pretty serious game of tug of war. I see amazing writers give up their blogs because they want to use that time to focus on their stories. And I get it. I, too, have stepped away from this…

Go Ahead. Make a Blogger’s Day!

After celebrating my second year of blogging, I thought more about why this particular realm of social media is important to me. I know I have said it here and here and here that the connection I have with fellow bloggers has encouraged me to continue my writing journey. After I warmed up to blogging, I…

Blog of the Year Award

What a neat award. Thank you, Vikki, for thinking of me. Update as of 1/11/13…I was given another one from Cayman Thorn.     When I think about blog awards, I always find myself reevaluating the purpose of why I’m here. The other day I was talking to a friend, and she told me she…

I’m a Lazy Daisy

I have been sitting on a couple of awards. It’s not that I dislike the award ceremony; in fact, I love the tradition of exchanging awards among fellow bloggers. But because I take it seriously, I tend to overwhelm myself with all of the details and the rules and tracking where each award has come…