Five women, living in four cities spanning the Caribbean and Diaspora USA and Europe, who has a collective online influence of just over 5 million people, are the ones behind SiliconCaribe.com’s first annual Caribbean Bloggers Week....more
"I'm gonna kick butt at this writers' conference!"I was a wee bit manicky."I am a writer and I know it! I've had articles published in lots of magazines! I have two blogs and I write in them every week! I can do this!"It was a conference for humor writers."I know I can do this! I've written funny things about ratatouille (http://wp.me/p4e9wS-2z) and possums (http://wp.me/p4e9wS-46) and being burgled by Frenchmen (http://wp.me/p4e9wS-1B)."So, comes the conference...at a time when I'm not the least bit manicky....more
Sitting at McCarran Airport, trying to ignore the slot machine lights whirling, swirling, and blinking in my periphery, I’m pretty sure that four and a half days in Vegas is three and a half days too many....more
f you follow me on Instagram (jwarrenauthor), then you might have seen my post this week about mom guilt. That was due to a parent teacher conference that I had via phone with my son’s preschool teacher. The conversation turned into a “Is he ready for Kindergarten?” bit with the teacher saying all sorts of comments such as: ...more
If you're my friend on Facebook forgive the somewhat duplicate commentary from me. I started to write it all there and decided, well, this is almost a post - is it not? And so, here I am.And in all my confused glory ...I am so all over the place when it comes to conferences this coming year....more
Two years ago, I was at my 20th high school reunion telling people that I was a blogger. "Wow, there was just a huge conference last week back in New York," said a friend's husband who lived in New York City. "Were you there? I mean, my god there were bloggers everywhere!""Oh no, not me, I'm so small," I said sheepishly. "That conference is BlogHer, it's huge. I don't know what I'd do there."Then I carried on with reunion-ing. I laughed and drank wine and danced and celebrated....more
While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them.
With BlogHer Food '13 right around the corner, we've been busy getting things together to help your conference weekly run smoothly. Today we're pleased to share with you both our Conference Guide and our Mobile App!...more