Do I Have What it Takes to Be a Blogger

What is the one skill you see in other bloggers that you wish you had?That is today's NaBloPoMo prompt.As a novice blogger, I have been - in the last three months - acting like a sponge, absorbing all I can learn from Wordpress' courses. I followed Blogging101 and Blogging 201, and I am currently doing Photography 101. Next on the list is Writing101....more

Don't Worry, Be Confident

Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt asks a deceptively difficult question: If you could permanently get rid of one worry, what would it be?It’s a tricky question because it’s so easy to come up with answers.So many possible answers immediately flood my mind, so the hard part is picking only one. Especially because I tend to worry about and second-guess everything. Like, everything....more

The Jury is Out: Am I a Professional Writer?

Today I read a post named 'The Infamous question of Why', written by blogger Mark Halon at 'Making you think'.I became immediately interested in his way of thinking; besides being a reflective post, it is very instructive too, for those who forgot why the sky is blue! Worth reading it....more


I’ve struggled with writing outside of my personal journal for more years than I care to admit. All the reasons why anything I do would be better and more successful than writing have seeped into every crack and crevice of my life. I’ve gone down several career paths, while being married for more than thirty years, renovating a house and turning into a home, and nurturing two pretty neat human beings who call me ‘mom’....more

Of Fruit Flies and a "Writer's" Self-Doubt

Yessssssssssssssss!! YESSSSSSS! I screamed and hoped none of the neighbors heard me in my ecstatic state.In as much as I'd like to keep you thinking that there is shock value to this post, let me stop you right here and sanitize whatever's going through your mind....more

The Will To Write

 Meet author Daniel Harvell. He is an indie author with plenty to say....more

How I Write - 4 Things That Keep Me Going

How I Write - 4 Things That Keep Me Goingby Lady Elizabeth Tullos     When I began to write, I wanted to know how others did it.  It just seemed like a conundrum.  Well, here is how I finally figured out what I was supposed to do.  It may not be how you are supposed to write, but it could help you get started....more
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What I'm Hoping to Get Out of BlogHer '14

 I'll be attending BlogHer '14 tomorrow and the day after. It will be my first blogging conference....more

First Step

Well, here I am following steps I read about on how to start writing. After the last two years of my life being about loss, infertitility, flucks, faith, love and still being here and sane I think I have soemthing to say. I want to write about this journey I am on for myself and my family. I want to talk to women about baby loss and faith in God - yes a God who knows that some of us are going to go DEEP into the valleys of life of which many do not return - but I am still here. I still I am on the journey for more children fully faithful (most days and moments)....more

Blogging is better than therapy. But don’t tell my therapist. Just kidding. I don’t really have a therapist. Because I blog.

This post first appeared on Mona Andrei's personal blog,