My Blog and Writing Prompts

Jackie Paulson (editor/book reviewer)Day 1: Writing Prompt-What is my favorite part about writing?Day 2 ~ Writing Prompt~ If you knew that whatever you ate next would be your last meal, what would you want it to be?Day 3 ~ Writing Prompt ~ “Music”...more

Thank you BlogHer! you changed my life.

Forever 17...more
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EdenFantasys Final Thoughts On BlogHer11

The most striking thing about EdenFantasys' appearance at this year's BlogHer11 conference was how people kept coming up to our table and thanking us for being there. In between the food samples, spa treatments, and household products, there was our table, proudly displaying items that, as one person put it, would have had us "removed from the building" just twenty years ago. ...more

Wondering what the BlogHer11 Pathfinder Day hashtags are?

This year is my first BlogHer.  I'm super excited so I made sure to sign up for Pathfinder Day.  Because there are so many sessions it seemed like following just the #Blo...more

Not This Year

I remember packing for my first BlogHer. Finley and I were embarking on our first adventure, she was a little over two months old. It was a revelatory experience, as we surpassed everyone’s expectations (oh, how those people giving me the evil as they saw us boarding the plane changed their tune!)...more
@Denise I know, I am so blue about it. It was just too far and in the midst of too much here at ...more

Jose Antonio Vargas: Bloggers Can Change the Conversation

Just hours before I spoke with Jose Antonio Vargas, he found out that Washington State was revoking his driver’s license. “This is all getting very real,” he says. The month since Vargas announced his undocumented status in a New York Times Magazine essay has been incredibly anxious, overwhelming — and empowering — for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. ...more
Thanks for following along, Virginia! I'll be blogging and tweeting from the conference next ...more

A Sweat Ceremony, Justification and BlogHer 11

I made the plunge and bought a ticket to BlogHer11. I found so many reasons NOT to go. When it was announced that it would be in my home state of California this year, I dreamed of going. Daydreams aside, it's clearly not in this single mom's budget at all. I felt sorry for myself as I talked myself off the ledge....more
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