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There's a blog I follow that ends each post with a question. At first, I enjoyed just reading the question. But as I keep following, I realized how much fun it is to think about the question and post a response. And if I don't have enough time to respond, I at least think about the question.
The writer of the blog is a fellow mom-blogger, Lauren. She relates a circumstance in her life to research she finds then posts…Continue
You've probably heard it before: Know your audience.
You might think it's obvious. Your readers are moms, bloggers, or fill-in-the-blank. How much more do you need to know about them?
Being a busy mom, you may not have time to research and learn a lot about your audience. So instead, you just write for everyone. But if you want to maintain and grow your readership, you might consider knowing even more about them.
One way to think of blogging is picturing it like a book…Continue
Thinking of improving your writing with an online class or critique services?
Within the past year, I've enrolled in two separate classes and recently used a critique service. Two of the three services were well worth the cost. The other, was not.
I felt the first class I took, writing non-fiction, wasn't worth the $175.00. I know, I was crazy to pay the price but when you're a mom stuck at home and can't get out to take a class, you'll pay almost anything.
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Having trouble creating tension between your characters? I am. Thankfully, Linda Crotta-Brennan, a friend of mine who also happens to be an awarding winning author, suggested I read Frog and Toad are Friends, by Arnold Lobel, as an example.
Frog and Toad are best friends, yet they are opposites in many ways. These differences create the perfect tension for a book. Lobel shows us how Frog is much happier than Toad. On the first day of spring, Frog is excited and runs to his friend's…Continue