Category Archives: Blogging

Blogging Rant: Other Sites Get Better Spam Than I Do

Just popping in for a little rant today. After clearing out the Spam files over at Writers In The Storm, I’m feeling a little jealous. My group blog site gets much more useful spam than I do here at More … Continue reading

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New Facebook Feature Spells ‘Awesome’ for Blogging

by Lisa Hall-Wilson So glad to be back here for Techie Tuesday! Facebook has made a lot of changes over the summer, but I wanted to share one with you that’s super cool. No – really, this is pure awesomesauce … Continue reading

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What Kinds of Blogs Do You Post When You’re Tired?

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday here at More Cowbell! This is the day of the week when you’re privy to whatever’s flitting through my brain. Only my brain is too tired right now. I’m a single mom this week and Babykins … Continue reading

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A ‘Pimp or Promote’ Friday + A Celebration of Online Friends

Anyone who says “online friendships aren’t real or true or strong” is obviously not making the right kind of friends. Quite simply: I adore my online friends.They are some of the best people I’ve ever met, even when I don’t get … Continue reading

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L is for Learning: The Best Writing Teacher I Know + a Milestone

Most of you here at More Cowbell know that I teach computer classes in my day job. I am a huge fan of learning and growing your understanding of any topic. Last weekend, I posted some Freaking Great Writing Advice … Continue reading

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I is for Introvert: How Do You Know if You’re an Introvert or an Extrovert?

We’re doing Thoughty Thursday a few days this week due to the #AtoZChallenge. Today I’m thinking about personality types and blogging. It’s hard for most of us to maintain our passion for “the old blog.” I hear writers talk about this all … Continue reading

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B is for Blogiversary: We’re TWO here at More Cowbell!

More Cowbell is entering its 3rd year! I can’t even fathom it…I feel like I’ve known y’all forever (in a good way). Well birthdays must be celebrated, even for a toddler blog, so this month should be pretty fun. First of … Continue reading

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8 Reasons I Chose to Blog From A to Z

Happy April y’all! I’ve been on the fence for quite some time about this year’s A to Z Challenge. I did it last year and loved it, but it definitely requires work and planning. I keep a pretty full plate … Continue reading

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A Pimp and Promote Opportunity + Yesterday’s Prize Winner

We’ve thrown open the comments over at Writers In The Storm today for a bit of Pimp and Promote! Stop in and strut your stuff. Better yet, come meet new people and find out about their cool stuff. For those … Continue reading

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A Short Sabbatical and the Beauty of a Woman Blogfest

February has been a challenging month so far at the Hansen House and I’m heeding the call of the Universe to REST. The last two weeks have been full of fevers and croup for Babykins, and then for me. I spent … Continue reading

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