Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Blogging

Sooner or Later, You’ll Lose Your Blogging Rhythm

Yes, no matter how well you're rolling along with your blog, there will come a point where you feel like your blogging rhythm suddenly disappeared. For a while, I was regularly at least a week ahead when it came to planning blog posts. It was particularly important to me to...
Blogging

Do You Know Your Blog’s Readability Score?

As part of the Yoast plugin I use on WordPress, I'm given my post's readability score so that I can gauge how easy my content is for readers like you to process. All of us who produce content should want to make that content as enjoyable as possible. One way...
Grammar

Why I Never Participated in NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo, the abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month, occurs every November. It completely slipped my mind that National Novel Writing Month, otherwise known as NaNoWriMo, happens this month. With everything else going on, I'd actually allowed myself to forget that it even existed. It was fairly easy to do because...
Blogging

How Does a Blogger Find His Writer’s Voice?

A writer’s voice is the writer’s individual style of combining vocabulary, syntax, diction, punctuation, structure, angles, approach, and various other storytelling techniques to convey his thoughts. When it comes to finding one’s writer’s voice, how does a blogger do it? There’s really only one way: to write. Often. And as...
Blogging

How Long Does it Take to Write a Blog Post?

I'm always amazed when I hear a group of bloggers respond to the very simple question, "How long does it take to write a blog post?" Recently, I watched a Twitter chat in which a sidebar discussion focused on the amount of time a "typical" blog post required. Some of...
Entertainment

Harper Lee’s 2nd Novel isn’t Really Her Second

The much-talked about second novel from author Harper Lee, who gave us To Kill a Mockingbird 55 years ago isn't actually her second novel: it was the first! A controversy continues brewing about the so-called second novel from Harper Lee, which is scheduled to hit bookstores some time this year....
Blogging

10 More Things Every Blog Should Have: My Thoughts

Last week’s edition of the TXBloggers weekly Twitter chat focused on the second half of “20 Things Every Blog Must Have”, and this post is written in response to that list. Two weeks ago, I wrote about the first 10 things every blog should have, according to TXBloggers Twitter chat...
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