3 Reasons Why You Should Play Candy Land With Your Kids

(This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn a small commission on any purchases made through those links, at no extra cost to you.). Picture this: It is Wednesday afternoon. Your kids are home from school. The smell of dinner is wafting in from the kitchen, homework is done, and […]

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Book Review: The Opposite of Fate, by Alison McGhee

(This blog post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you). This week, I read the book The Opposite of Fate, by Alison McGhee for the 2020 reading challenge that I am participating in. This is the second book that I am reading […]

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13 Tweet Ideas You Can Use on Twitter

One thing that I love about Twitter is that the written word reigns supreme. On Twitter, the story is told through concise messaging. Though the tweet is occasionally sprinkled with images and GIFS, the words are primarily the vehicle of the tweet. Using the right words with a little extra is essential for getting good […]

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Why I Chose to Vote by Mail in the 2020 Election

Two weeks ago, I voted. I voted sitting at home comfortably in my PJs. I’ve never voted in my PJs before. But I’ve also never voted in the year 2020 before either. If there’s one thing that this pandemic has taught me is that there is so much that we can do at home. We […]

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Four Skills I Learned During Quarantine

Ever since we were first put under mandatory lockdown orders, it felt as if my little world had come crashing down around me. For the first time, I could not just walk out of my own home. Whenever I did brave the outdoors to go to the store, I was always amazed at the nearly […]

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How to Craft That Perfect Tweet

Twitter is a powerful microblogging social media platform. It’s superpower is not just words but the ability to create good, lasting content in as few characters as possible. Many people struggle with writing; many more struggle with creating content that is short and to the point. In the social media age, this is a must. […]

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5 Editing Tips That Every Writer Should Know

I have always loved to write. I have also always loved to edit. But, I didn’t always love editing my own work. I used to feel squeamish and intensely uncomfortable whenever I had to sit down with a red pen and start marking things out. I think I felt this way because it felt weird […]

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Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

(This blog post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn a small commission, at no extra cost to you). A week ago, I blogged about my intention of participating in a reading challenge. You can find the list of books that I plan to read here. The first book on that […]

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