Category Archives: Writing + Blogging

How to Link Your WordPress Website To Also Publish on Medium

You can publish once through WordPress and automatically create a post in Medium. Genius. Earlier I blasted everyone on my RSS feed with a crazy post of a lot of type headers. The email, “Medium cross-posting test from WordPress!” was meant to be a test post of publishing to both platforms. It worked… way too well.Keep Reading

How to publish to both Medium and WordPress at the same time.

This was meant to be a private test of the Medium-to-Wordpress Plugin. But I blasted everyone with this blog post, instead. I’ve since updated it to explain what to do (and what not to do). Enjoy learning about how to do it! Keep Reading

30 Ways to Get Your First 1,000 Subscribers: Free List Building Guide

30 proven strategies to grow your list, build your email marketing prowess, and make your work seen, heard, and loved.Keep Reading


Every night, after a day’s worth of pumping milk for my baby, my husband takes the pump from my hands and washes it out in the sink with the special brush. He shakes it dry, clean, ready for the next day. He says it’s one of the ways he can help with this job thatKeep Reading

October Monthly Writing Group: Routine

Last week I posed a question in a few writing groups I’m in: would a monthly writing theme be helpful to you as a writer? Do you want to write about a topic, a subject, or an idea together? The answer was a resounding yes. A monthly framework to write: join me for a new theme,Keep Reading

How to Give (and Get) Great Feedback On Your Writing

A lot of people have asked me about how to get feedback on their essays. How do they publish it? Who should they ask? And why do they cringe and worry so much about whether or not people will be kind and say good things (or terrible things) about their essays? Part of the fearKeep Reading

I Can’t Sit Still, But When I Write,—

I can’t sit still, but when I write, When I write, I lose track of time, and space. The numbers on the clock rotate and I fall out of the month, outside of the place, out the person. Sometimes I lose an entire day, lost in ten thousand words of a story, one word at aKeep Reading

3 Tools To Draft, Write, and Publish Your Work

This is post #4 in my month-long writing challenge. Join me here. It Doesn’t Matter How You Do It I should title this post “how to write every day” or “what tools I use to write every day” because the questions I get over and over again from so many different people are variations ofKeep Reading

Start Writing: A New Free Mini-Course

This month, in the spirit of writing and getting our butts back into our chairs and writing more, I made a free mini writing course for anyone to join.I’ve made a number of free mini-courses before, and I always love making them. In order to participate, sign up here and take the challenge to writeKeep Reading

Write Every Day For A Month: A 30-Day Challenge

What does it look like to write every day for 30 days? I’ve seen many of my friends do it from time to time, and I’ve always wondered what writing every day would do for me. Corbett Barr (of Fizzle) shared what he learned from writing every day for 30 days: it became easier toKeep Reading