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lee-romano-sequeira's picture
May.25.2012
Benvenuti!Happy to see you popped in to my world of madness for a second. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with a little glimpse of whatever you stumbled upon here while your wasting enjoying time on the world wide web. The thing is, peek away my friends!I love that you found my blog (I...
myne-whitman's picture
Nov.09.2011
  In one of the blogging tips posts I did on "more Comments" for your blog, Amb Caleb commented that he needed some tips on ranking. That got me thinking because I didn't have a ready answer for him. Don't get me wrong, it wasn't as if I hadn't heard of blog rankings before, but, I had...
nina-amir's picture
May.07.2011
Today I received a comment on my last Redroom blog post about writing for free. A reader said she thought we should worry less about getting paid and more about living "writers' lives." I queried back, "What is the 'writer's life'?" I wonder about this. Yes, it is writing...
nina-amir's picture
May.05.2011
I spend a good portion of my day writing for free, and that’s putting it mildly. I have five blogs; none of them bring in any income—at this point. I have two on-line columns; I supposed I get paid for these if getting approximately .8 cents per click counts, which amounts to $30-60 for...
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
May.05.2010
Since my novel One Amazing Thing was published a couple of months ago, I've been doing a lot of interviews. At some point, interviewers usually ask me about my use of social media--my blog, my twitter account, my Facebook author page. I cringe, because I know what's coming next. "You haven'...
jennifer-swan's picture
Apr.12.2010
A few weeks ago, our family of five embarked on a cultural excursion to see the Saint Paul Cathedral - a historic Minnesota landmark.  Before getting out of the car, my husband cautioned our little mini-me's in the backseat, "This is God's house.  You need to be very quiet - no talking....
lizzie-skurnick's picture
Jan.15.2010
You would think that since I’ve been on the internet for 97 years I’d be accustomed to commenters — but sprung full-blown, as I was, from the serene foreheads of a literary blog and a women’s blog, I had no idea what it was to be subject to hundreds of people yelling at me aggressively in (sic)....