You don’t need this post. You’re an awesome blogger, right? You post exciting content every day and you never ever run out of ideas, amiright? Yeah. Me neither. Days go by, and then weeks. You think about how good posting would feel: to write, to publish, to get those likes and comments. But you don’t … Continue reading Publish in 10 Minutes Per Day — presented at WordCamp Europe
WordCamp Europe is almost here! I fly out this afternoon — my first trip to Europe since before our kids were born, 13 years ago, when my husband and I travelled to France and Spain. I’m kind of terrified. I don’t know the language, I haven’t prepared for travelling overseas at all, I’m speaking, and … Continue reading I leave for Vienna today
I’ve been waiting like what feels like an eternity to share this publicly, and the time has finally come. I am thrilled to announce that I will be speaking at the inaugural WordCamp US to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 4-6 this year. Look, my picture is even on the website: A WordCamp is … Continue reading It’s happening: I am speaking at WordCamp US!
This is my 20-minute stream-of-consciousness free write for Writing 101, Day 1: Unlock Your Mind. It is also an homage to writing longhand, which was how I wrote this: with pen and notepad, a tactile, heart-to-paper art form I hope will never die. WordCamp. It wasn’t a camp for writers, or even for word nerds. … Continue reading Streaming: Dispatch from a WordPress.commer
I’m headed down to North Carolina this weekend for two full days of WordPress nerdery: I’m going to WordCamp Asheville. Yeeaahhh!!! I went out today and bought school supplies and was like a kid again picking out my composition book and writing implements. Crisp paper, inky blue pens… My laptop is a dinosaur and if … Continue reading Now’s your chance – do you have any questions for the WordPress gurus?
A friend and I were talking about college for our kids the other day – my friend and her teenage son have been driving around the state visiting schools – and she said to me, “It’s really competitive you know. What makes a student stand out these days isn’t GPA or test scores, it’s their … Continue reading I’m going to WordCamp Asheville!