• Daily Post Challenge,  Writing

    3 Unforgettable Blog Posts to Inspire Your Writing

    TweetSharePinShare Look what I found in the web this week! I love post roundups. You know why? It gives me the opportunity to explore the web for evergreen contents that will inspire  my writing, as well the writings of  my readers. Since I started these roundups, I have visited quite a few blogs. It has been worth my time. ‘If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tool) to write.’- Stephen King. I totally agree. Finding time to read blogs will open your mind to many possibilities. You will learn why some blog posts are shared, liked or commented on in hundreds, across the…

  • Daily Post Challenge,  Writing

    4 Unbelievable Books To Read If You Want To Be A Good Writer

    TweetSharePinShareDo you want to be a good writer? If you have been reading this blog, you already know that I am a great advocate for reading and writing. I, therefore, do my best to bring to my readers’ attention books that will enhance their writing as well as enrich their lives. Some writers have the gift of writing. This means they have the natural ability to easily, confidently and seamlessly pull you into their writing and force you, through their use of the language, to go on a journey with them. Such writers, carve out a successful career for themselves in no time. Unfortunately, some of us need a bit…

  • Blogging Tips,  Daily Post Challenge

    3 Ways To Grow Your Blog

    TweetSharePinShareNew Year and a fresh new start! Do you make new year resolutions? What are they? Many people start off the year by promising to do many things differently. Some blogger friends of mine have promised to work harder at their blogs. I’m sure you’ve made that promise too. Who doesn’t want his or her blog to do well this year? I know I do. If you are not allergic to hard work, here are three areas of your blog you might want to concentrate on- Grow your followers We’ve all heard or read advice about growing our email list. Many bloggers are known to use freebies like free courses,…

  • Daily Post Challenge

    In Defense of Thoughtful And Meaningful Gifts

    TweetSharePinShareDid you receive any extravagant gifts this Christmas? A study in the US, has  found that buying expensive gifts shows genuine love for the receiver. Do you agree? I don’t. My daughter gave me these gifts for Christmas. They are thoughtful and appropriate gifts to help me with my writing and blogging. They are the kind of gifts that say, mum, I get what you are doing and I support you. To me that is extravagant and lavish love. It made me cry. Know this, extravagant and not so extravagant gifts can convey the same message, love. Thanks for reading. Oby   *In response to Daily post word prompt- Extravagant TweetSharePinShare

  • Blogging Tips,  Daily Post Challenge

    6 Tips For Simplifying Your Blogging Life

    TweetSharePinShare Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash Do you have a proclivity for hard work? If you do, remember to keep it simple. When you hear the word simple, what do you think about? To many people, what comes to mind are: No drama Uncomplicated Lack of complexity Plain Uncomplicated Humble Unpretentious The list goes on… My husband often says that people make life more complicated than it should be. The truth is: ‘Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.’ -Steve…