Goals & Objections

goals-2As the first assignment for this month’s Blogging University’s Blogging 201 workshop, we were asked to set three goals.  I did a similar exercise in Blogging 101 last fall and my goals and objections at the time were:

  • write 5 – 7 days per week, whether or not I hit publish or not;
  • publish 75 – 150 posts; and
  • reach 200 WordPress followers.

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The Liebster Award

On Thursday, I was simultaneously nominated for the prestigious Liebster Award by Chris at Chris Jurewicz’s blog and engaged in a discussion in The Commons for Blogging 101 about the pros and cons of blogging awards and whether to accept and nominate.  I was fresh off the euphoria of being on the red carpet Continue reading “The Liebster Award”

Truth Serum no. 5


Blogging 101: Make a Prompt Personal

Today’s assignment: publish a post based on your own, personalized take on today’s Daily Prompt.

Sitting in her downtown D.C. law office, Katherine Robinson fidgeted with the amber-colored bottle on her desk.  The instructions she had been given echoing in her head.

“Be careful.  The formula is powerful. Do not dispense it without receiving consent first.”

She’d received the bottle through covert sources; a former CIA operative friend.  As a lawyer, Katherine knew the ramifications of giving truth serum without consent.  It was risky, for sure.  But, no one she wanted answers from would consent. Continue reading “Truth Serum no. 5”