First blog since Blogher '11 - shame on me, since I have so much to say!

Virginia: thanks for the encouragement and push!more

(VIDEO) Elisa Batista of MotherTalkers

Elisa Batista is the co-founder of the progressive parenting website MotherTalkers.com. She talked to genConnect at BlogHer '11 about being an activist and a mother and her journey from journalist to blogger. ...more

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Conference Corner: BlogHer '11 VirtualCon

Did BlogHer ’11 really come and go that fast? This time the week before last, thousands of attendees were packing suitcases, boarding planes, and planning which sessions to attend. And now ... now you have met dozens (hundreds?) of new-to-you bloggers. Now you have spent time discussing cyberbullying, or maybe body image, or maybe photography, or maybe social media platforms. Now you have met some of your tribes(wo)men, be it other military bloggers, or other twitterholics, or other modern marthas, or any other of the many, many Birds of a Feather meet-ups held throughout the weekend. ...more
@Andi Fisher Hi Andi! We have not yet posted the transcript to Writing a Kick A$$ Proposal ...more

Why We Need This Cyber Village: BlogHer '11

I have long been inspired by my favorite line in E.M. Forster’s Howard’s End, “Only connect…” And this last weekend at BlogHer, I saw those two words take on a life of their own. My friend Eden was a Voice of the Year keynote speaker. Standing in the dimly lit ballroom as she read, photographs from her blog post projected upon huge screens, I realized that if not for BlogHer, this very moment would never have happened. Not like this. ...more
Angie, that photo gave me goosebumps - do we need more evidence of why the world is a bit richer ...more

(VIDEO) Rita Arens Interviews Penguin's Colleen Lindsay

BlogHer's Rita Arens talks with Colleen Lindsay, Penguin USA's community manager of Book Country, about writing genre fiction, how to kickstart your publishing career online, and the BlogHer Book Club, a collaboration with Penguin. ...more

(VIDEO) Jose Antonio Vargas: "I Am an American"

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas talks to genConnect at BlogHer '11 on coming out as undocumented and his Define American project. ...more

(VIDEO) Ann Imig on Her Listen to Your Mother Project

Ann Imig of Ann's Rants talks to genConnect at BlogHer '11 on her Listen to Your Mother show and how sharing stories connects us. ...more

(VIDEO) Jane Lynch at BlogHer '11 on Educating Kids About Cell Phones

Hysterical actress and star of Glee, Jane Lynch talked to genConnect at BlogHer '11 on her campaign to educate kids on cell phone use. ...more

"Fortytude" Author Sarah Brokaw on Milestones at Any Age

Sarah Brokaw is the author of Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life -- through the 40s, 50s, and Beyond. She talked to genConnect about how "anyone can reach any milestone at any age." ...more