Always Have a Backup Plan: a “Learning Experience”

Always Have a Backup Plan: a “Learning Experience”

There are so many things I like about blogging, but one that I don’t talk about all that often is the technical side. Maintaining a blog for almost 5.5 years has been a great opportunity to learn on the job. I’m pretty much self-taught and far from an expert, but I maintain this blog on my own…and usually, I know enough to keep me out of trouble. Not always, though. I’m most likely to get […]

Sunday Salon: Seriously, Comedy is Hard

Sunday Salon: Seriously, Comedy is Hard

Last week, I completed my duties as a first-round nonfiction judge for the Shirley You Jest! Humor Book Awards and forwarded one contender on to the final round. The winners and runners-up (one of each, for fiction and nonfiction) will be announced on November 1, National Authorsโ€™ Day. After mulling it over with some degree of anxiety, I have decided that I wonโ€™t be posting reviews of any of the titles I considered. I know […]