Leave a Comment Now to Donate a Book to a Child in Need (Really!)

BlogHer and BookRenter, a company that rents textbooks to college students, have joined forces because we know that books makes a difference. Help us meet our goal of 1,000 books donated -- we're not there yet! ...more

Probably the most influential book in my life was Madeline L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time." more

Are Bigger Bloggers Obligated to Help Smaller Bloggers?

I have this rather bad habit of playing devil's advocate for the sake of discussion. And I am going to stick on my Jezebel horns and do a little bit of that today. I had a post syndicated on BlogHer about jealousy and blogging that sparked some AMAZING response and discussion. It took an interesting turn when this comment popped up: ...more

I'm not a huge blogger by any stretch of the imagination, but I've always--always--said that I ... more

Hey, Jealousy: Every Blogger Was a Newbie Once

Today's topic: Jealousy in the blogosphere. Or envy, feeling left out, whatever emotion you want to add to it....more

I cannot tell you how many times I've had the same conversation with someone. Well said, ... more

Dear Abby 2.0: Giving Advice in the Blogosphere

Track:  writing-lab Advice blogs are starting to pop up everywhere online. Find out how to create your own successful advice site. Four popular bloggers of The Mouthy Housewives and Mommy Wants Vodka talk about how to handle every question out there from broken zippers to broken marriages with sensitivity and humor. They'll discuss how to draw traffic and make money off the business of giving advice....more

I'm pretty sure I'll be there with bells on. Real or proverbial, you'll have to wait and see! ... more

Aiming Low: Laughing When Life Sucks

Track:  personal-identity We believe laughter heals, or at the very least makes it less embarrassing when we do something really stupid.  We believe that being the first to admit a mistake gives us the power to do it better next time.  We believe in friendship. We believe in writing our way through life's little speedbumps and major roadblocks....more

Couldn't drag me away. Because this? FULL OF THE AWESOME.


BlogHer '09: We listened. We mulled. And here are some of the decisions you've helped us make

Almost six weeks ago Lisa, Jory and I asked for your feedback and help on making BlogHer '10 even better than BlogHer '09 in a post we called: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far... ...more

I love all of the changes you've made. I'm planning to come out again for BlogHer 2010. ... more

The Blogger PR Blackout - The good, the bad, and the completely puzzling

There have been any number of times that I have eagerly clicked over to my favorite personal blog, awaiting a hilarious breastfeeding story or an engaging rant about reality TV (Kelly Bensimmon, you just kill me with that orange skin!) only to find an uninspired giveaway of Consumer Package Good X. I'd be lying if I didn't admit I often wonder what the blog world would be like if everyone got back to blogging their passions, as they mostly did 3 or 4 years ago (I know, call me Granny), and away from the half-hearted marketing plugs. ...more

I blog because I like to write. That's the only reason. If it ever turned into more than ... more

Blogging Identities and YOU - A discussion presented by Anissa Mayhew, Tanis Miller and Janet Dean

Regardless of what blogging tribe you identify with, if YOU you have a blog, YOU have a blogging identity! Do you blog in secret, under a pen name or completely anonymously? Ever thought about coming out of the closet? Or changing your blogging direction AND your identity? Do you have a blogging "persona"? ...more

I am SO there dudes. Like a bad smell you just can't get rid of more