Labor Day

Labor Day, the first Monday is September, is set aside to honor American workers. Although it was started by the labor movement for union workers, I think all workers—blue collar, white collar, professional, union or non-union—deserve recognition … and a day of rest. Enjoy your holiday, fellow workers.

Welcome back, Joanna!

Joanna Young at Confident Writing first moved her blog from Typepad to WordPress, then she immediately moved her home. She’s been offline for a week during the move, and some of her blogging friends are all saying “Welcome back!” today. Joanna’s tagline is “Because our words count,” and her site is … full of writing tips and virtual … Read more

Read and Comment Day

Chris Broggan has declared today, Monday, April 28th, “Read and Comment” day. Chris encourages bloggers to read other blogs and comment rather than – or in addition to – posting. Find some good stuff and add to it. I’m off to “find some good stuff.” How about you? [tags]read and comment day[/tags]

Writers Cafe Reopening February 29

The Writers Cafe at Grow Your Writing Business is reopening February 29. I look forward to the weekly opportunity to wind down, network with other writers, learn from each other, and enjoy chatting with writing friends. Hope the place is crowded as we welcome Yvonne and the Cafe back next Friday. [tags]Writers Cafe[/tags]

Blog Action Day: Publishing and the Environment

Fifteen thousand bloggers are joining together on Blog Action Day to write about the environment. No doubt many of the participating bloggers will be rabid environmentalists, but the majority of probably aren’t. I’m no tree hugger, and the hype hasn’t convinced me that man causes global warming. However, as a Christian, I believe that we … Read more

Blog Action Day

On any given day, the blogging world is filled with thousands of conversations on topics ranging from making money to raising a family, from personal development to personal rants. Imagine one day when thousands of conversations are centered on one theme—the environment. That is exactly what Blog Action Day is all about. On October 15th … Read more

Memes and Gotta Get Goals!

Matt at The Article Writer has declared Death To The Meme Movement! and Liz at Successful Blog asks What Do You Call a Meme that Isn’t a Meme? I see a lot of blog memes – where one blogger tags others to answer questions or take some other action and tag other bloggers … and … Read more

Five Things

David Bowles at Writing the Western Sagas tagged me to tell five things about myself you probably don’t know. Then I get to tag five more bloggers by leaving comments on their blogs, and they tell five things about themselves, and each tag five more, and on, and on, and on.  If you read this blog … Read more