Writing Prompts: Stifle

WordPress has this amazing blog, TheDailyPost, which provides a daily word as a writing prompt–a great opportunity for new writers. Today’s word is “stifle.”  Feeling suppression, that choking sense of either doing it to ourselves or having others suppress US is one of the ingredients in many a decision to become a blogger.  Being able… Read More

This Blogging Life: Getting Into Blogging

Can blogging pay the bills reliably?  Or is it more like acting as a career,  years of hard work, honing our craft and hoping for that lucky break?  Will thousands, even hundreds of thousands of us, never get our lucky break?  Here I review the book that got me from “blogging as a hobby” to “blogging as a business.” 🙂 Read More