Tag Archives: community

Happy Haunted Blog Party

Happy Halloween! It’s time to Use Me and Abuse Me by digging up ONE link from your own blog and burying it in my comment section. Click on a few of them and maybe they’ll stalk you back at your … Continue reading

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Want More Followers? Use Me and Abuse Me – Colorful Colorado Edition

Hello Wild Riders! If you would like more blog followers, here’s your chance. Every writer loves to watch their blog grow. But it’s tough when bloggers we have followed for a while take a break or stop posting. Comments and … Continue reading

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Unplug 4 Hours – It works!

I bet you’re addicted. Come on. Admit it. How many times an hour do you check stats, emails, social media or text messages? Is it hard to unplug? How long do you procrastinate before settling down to do real work? … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Party – Summer Vacation Edition

Hello Wild Riders! It’s time for another virtual blog party where you can Use Me and Abuse Me. Bring a link from ONE of your blog posts and paste it in my comment section. Then the party begins! Click on … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Party! – Music in the Street Edition

  It’s party time! Grab your dancing shoes and a link from your blog. Welcome to the French Quarter, Wild Riders! Leave a link in my comment section and then click on a few. Tell them “Susie sent me,” and they should … Continue reading

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Why blog? And what the heck is a writer’s platform?

A few years ago, a friend made a comment which changed my life. “You really should write these stories down,” she said after laughing at one of my wild tales. This began a whole new adventure. The germ of an … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Day – Dancing into the New Year

Hey everybody! It’s another Use Me and Abuse Me Day. Is this your first UMAMD? You are welcome to leave ONE LINK or URL from one of your blog posts, photos, video, anything really, in my comment section. (Paste two and … Continue reading

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Heads Up! Get Ready to Dance

It’s 2014! We all want to start the year on the right foot. Yes? Well, let’s do it.  Are you ready to dance? I am! DJ K-Smash is spinning and the crowd is ready to rage. Yep. Another Use Me … Continue reading

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2013 – A Year with a Mean Streak

One year ago, I tried to shake off a strange trepidation, an ominous foreboding that unlucky number 2013 would be trouble. It appeared with many personalities just like any other year. On most days, it wore taupey beige, occasionally donning … Continue reading

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Writer’s Conference Do’s and Don’ts or How to Avoid Abject Humiliation

A virginal experience can be frightening and take you out of your comfort zone, but it can also help you in ways you could never have imagined. This is exactly why I attended my first writer’s conference. I compiled a … Continue reading

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