Last weekend, I did something I never could have imagined doing, when I started this blog 10 months ago: I went to a blogging conference. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, and I only had a vague idea of what I wanted to get out of the experience, but I knew I had to […]
I admit, when I started #100authenticdays back on August 1, I had no idea where it would take me, and who would come along. I was overwhelmed with the positive response, and so excited to see so many friends, fellow bloggers and readers jump on board! It was a grand experiment. I meant to post […]
I’m back in the saddle. I’m doing it. It’s October and I am IN THE ZONE. What the fuck are you talking about, Glynis? I’m writing on this glorious blog EVERY GODDAMN DAY for the month of October. Why? Because I have been doing this whole microblogging thing on Instagram, and it’s connected to my […]
As a blogger and freelance writer, I am constantly trying to find a balance between writing quality pieces, and writing pieces that get the clicks. Sometimes, I find the perfect combination of the two, and things go crazy for a while. And then I realize I don’t know what the hell I’m doing, after all. […]
Did that work? Did my headline make you click? Well, you’re reading this, so it must have worked a little bit. I think I can speak for the majority of bloggers out there when I say that we have a love/hate relationship with headlines. Click-bait is a thing; everyone knows it. Some people fall for […]
I’ve always told myself, and sometimes those of you reading, that I wouldn’t sugar-coat things here. The whole reason I started this blog was to be honest in a place that is known for people pretending to be something they’re not. People who are addicted to Instagramming a beautiful looking dish of their freshly-cooked dinner […]
Just a quick note to all my followers. Wait, that sounds weird and cult-ish, and that’s not what I meant. Let me start again. If you don’t follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then this will be news: I have been invited to be a blogger on The Huffington Post! They really liked my Frozen […]
It’s funny. The majority of the people I tell about my blog, or who find it one their own, think the name is hilarious. I get compliments all the time, which is completely gratifying, because it was a fantastic moment of inspiration that has paid off. However.