Blogs I Love, August Edition

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This is a brief aside from the e-publishing series to announce this month’s “Blogs I Love” (see links and feeds in the right column). I am pleased as can be in August to feature three lovely and talented youth women, all of whom I first met when they were young homeschoolers. They continue to teach me more than they will …

Lisa RiveroBlogs I Love, August Edition

Stirring Up Some Words

I recently read a delightful post, Tomato Therapy, by Michelle Johnson, whose Magical things. Beautiful things blog is a treasure of both well-written posts and excellent resources for writers. Michelle writes: I found myself re-potting my tomatoes the other day, and chuckling as I realized that every time I have gotten a rejection letter, I find myself up to my …

Lisa RiveroStirring Up Some Words

New Freelancers: Dream Global, Pitch Local

We’ve all heard the call to think global and act local. Writers can use the same advice, especially when getting started. Dream big. Set your goals high. Imagine a global readership. But begin by seeking local markets. My first paying writing job was as a food writer. I had an infant son. I was not teaching. I had just decided …

Lisa RiveroNew Freelancers: Dream Global, Pitch Local