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How to Write a Book in One Month
You can write a book in one month All it takes is an idea that excites you and a few tips I learned during Nanowrimo - National Novel Writing Month. Read on to find out how! Writing a novel may seem like a huge undertaking given how many hours it takes to complete a draft.... Continue Reading →
How to Write Thousands of Words a Day
Want to get into the habit of writing thousands of words a day? Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month AKA Nanowrimo? I've learned some tricks that might help you reach your goal. Four years ago, I wrote a draft of my second book in a series, hitting around two thousand words per day... Continue Reading →
How to Be Creative in a World Full of Sellouts
Sometimes when I travel, I find a takeaway, which becomes a souvenir for my brain. It can enlighten me and inspire a new way of thinking. This time, it included thoughts of creativity, originality, and its risks in a world where selling out is common. That invisible souvenir was even better than the sunglasses I bought!... Continue Reading →
How to Be Discovered on WordPress!
Featured on Discover is the blog award given by the WordPress editors. I’ve been honored to win five of these awards. They have brought thousands of views and lots of new followers to the Wild Ride. Today, I’ll let you in a little secret how you can be Discovered on WordPress too! Editor's Picks, Freshly Pressed,... Continue Reading →
This New Approach to Resolutions Really Works!
I've been through a few years of good intentions which paved my road to resolution hell. Even though I started on the right path to check them off my list, I wound up in the shadows of monolithic deadends while overwhelmed with disappointment. I'm done making traditional New Year's Resolutions and have a new approach... Continue Reading →
18 Best Blog Tips: New Ways to Promote Your Blog, Increase Traffic, and More!
After six years of blogging, I've compiled eighteen of my best blog tips for you including how to promote blog posts and ways to increase traffic. I've learned a lot from the school of hard knocks. Maybe this will help keep you going until 2023! The first time I hit publish was in spring of 2011... Continue Reading →
When Death Sits on My Face
I went to a therapist for the first time with the intention of getting over my brother's sudden death after trying to save him. When my father died, it hit me harder the second six months. I needed some coping skills. I wanted to expedite the process of grieving. Get over it faster. "I know you... Continue Reading →
An Open Letter to New WordPress Bloggers
Dear New WordPress Bloggers, Thank you so much for following my blog! I'm so glad you've decided to become a part of my blogging community. Or have you... A few of you left comments. You are so good at what you do! That's exactly how you build a blogging community. You are on your way... Continue Reading →
The Boob Report – The Sun Rises After Cancer Drugs
h Shy of three weeks into 2017, I thought I'd check in and let you know how The Year of the Big Chill is going. It's all about working hard, but playing harder. Little did I know these lifestyle changes would affect me in a different way. It banished a horrible side effect of my anti-cancer... Continue Reading →