I’ve recently begun reading Kristen Lamb’s blog, which I highly recommend to any writer/blogger.  She’s a goldmine of information and also understands and teaches to finding success as a writer in the digital age.  Last week, Kristen blogged about the importance of having successful author presence.   What exactly does this mean? As Kristen noted, presence is a hard thing to explain, but if I were to take my stab at defining it, here’s where I would start.   Own Your Space Presence is about owning your space, whether that space means your blog, your book, your social media page, your … Continue reading

Miles to Go Before I Sleep – Fierce Diva Anniversary Edition

  I was going for witty and slightly profound.  I thought I’d sprinkle in a little bit of my “yoga talk,” as I often do. But the words weren’t there. So after 17 drafts or so, I scratched the idea of writing a "first anniversary of blogging post" and decided to speak my post instead. I created a vlog. In the words of Lisa and Ashley, "Oh. honey! No!"  That vlog was disastrous – like bad enough for Lisa and Ashley's pinboard disastrous.  My eyebrows move when I talk.  A lot. When I viewed the video I took of myself … Continue reading