Harmony Hobbs went viral with an ugly meme, has a huge facebook following, and just recovered from a serious concussion that her own son gave her. She blogs at Modern Mommy Madness and values honesty in her writing above all else. Also, she’s a natural blonde like me, but we didn’t meet at the annual Blonde is Better convention. She’s a huge talent. Listen now!
Susan Maccarelli visits the show to talk about her blog PeckedToDeathByChickens and her own podcast BeyondYourBlog. We discuss how to get published on other sites and in anthologies. There’s probably not a greater expert in the blogosphere on getting your words out there. Check it out!
Estelle Erasmus joins the show to talk about her reluctant transition from traditional print publications to self-published blogging and how she’s reinvented herself in the digital age. Please read MusingsOnMotherhoodMidlife and hire Estelle as your personal writing coach!
How does someone earn the title “Most Viral Blogger of the Decade” by Huffington Post? Why did she create her own conference BlogU, now in it’s third year? Stephanie Giese joins me to discuss the success of Binkies and Briefcases, the conference, and why she double checks her tweets because of her pastor.
Award-winning humor blogger Quirky Chrissy stops by to discuss how and why she started authentically writing, why she’s still trying to apologize to Cary Elwes and how she ended up as a guest on Jenny McCarthy’s radio show. Read everything she writes here!
Blogger superstar, author, and writing coach Stephanie Sprenger talks about how she went from blogging to getting published (now four books) in two years. She teaches a writing workshop for bloggers which you can learn about and sign up for here. She does it all, and she does it all well. Listen now!
Award-winning blogger Aussa Lorens talks about her crazy family (which puts your crazy family to shame), her crazy exes (way crazier than your exes), and how thankful she is that her co-workers don’t realize she writes a blog. Read Aussa Lorens here!
D.J. turns over the show to Ellen Williams and Erin Dymowski of Sisterhood of the Sensible Moms who ask me about my favorite subject – me. Come see the three of us at BlogU where we’re presenting a session on how and why you need to podcast. Listen to their podcast here!
Sarah Fader reads from her newest book 3 Year Olds Are Assholes and also discusses how her website and passion project StigmaFighters is changing the way we look at mental illness. We yenta it up for about an hour!
Una LaMarche talks about being fired for her blog once, almost getting fired a second time over Mini-Me, and how she went from freelancer and blogger to full-time author. Her newest memoir Unabrow is available here. The cover alone is worth your money. I mean, Catcher in the Rye doesn’t even have a cover. Booooooring!