BlissDom 2013: The Good, The Very Good, and The Awesome

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There is something special about spending almost an entire week with people who speak my language. People who speak Online Storytelling and Sparkle. It's a fairly specific language. Even better is how very different everyone is from each other. How - on paper - we shouldn't click, shouldn't like each other; but, somehow through this creative thing we all do, we fit. There are so many things I want … [Read more...]

What’s In It For Me? Or Why I Have A Blog

When I was getting ready for BlissDom '12, one of the many questions that came up was what my blog was about. There are people who write on blogs who have very specific niches, and some, like me, who don't (although I have more of a niche than a lot of people). I have a little blog, I don't have advertising, I haven't done any sponsored writing, and the giveaways I've done have been wonderful … [Read more...]

The Post-BlissDom Swirl

There are a lot of things swirling in my brain post-BlissDom. Not comparing my beginning to someone else's middle (@JonAccuff). The difference between popularity and likeability...and not having to choose between being likeable and being respected (@ssmirnav). The amazing connections and brilliant women I met. Being asked if I was bi-racial (@mrlady). At least I thought that was Shannon's … [Read more...]

Jumping In To Bliss

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I'm finally doing it. And I can't believe it. And I wouldn't be doing it if it weren't for Ellen. I'm going to Blissdom '12! I've been watching other blogging folk talk about, cry about, laugh about and tweet about Blissdom for four years. And this year, I get to be one of them! Here's the deal about Blissdom, it's about inclusion. Inclusion of new bloggers, experienced bloggers, women who use … [Read more...]

I’m baaaack!

Hopefully someone noticed I hadn't written in a while. Between it being "that time of the year" for me and life, I just didn't make time to come over here. But, I'm back. You can all rest easy now! Because I have lots of minutiae to share. That's right, I just used "minutiae". Aren't you glad I'm back? … [Read more...]