Sharing Your Truth – Blogging To Impact Others

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Sharing Your Truth - Blogging To Impact Others - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Lacey Johnson

Guest Post By Lacey Johnson of The Daily Doll Bravery has long been one of my strongest suits. I’ve always felt comfortable exclaiming all of the things many people only dare to whisper to those closest to them. I’m not afraid to shake hands with the elephant in the living room, nor to step up to the mic to acknowledge … Read More

Surviving (and Thriving) as a Writer with Thin Skin

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Surviving (and Thriving) as a Writer with Thin Skin - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Christine Organ

Guest Post By Christine Organ ChristineOrgan.com “Some people have a thick skin and you don’t. Your heart is really open and that is going to cause pain, but that is an appropriate response to this world.” — Anne Lamott If there is one piece of advice that I have heard more than any others, it is this: Develop a thick … Read More

A Message To Every Writer Who Feels Like Giving Up

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A Message To Every Writer Who Feels Like Giving Up - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Lisa Rene LeClair

Guest Post ByLisa René LeClair of Sassypiehole I hear you. Every morning, I ease into a broken chair and sift through a herd of rejection hoping to find that one piece of reassurance that keeps me from falling to the floor.  Writing is laborious. It is a job for thick-skinned individuals with Rottweiler tendencies. We tug on the eyes of … Read More

6 Writing Rules They Don’t Teach You In Courses

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6 Writing Rules They Don't Teach You In Courses - Guest Post By Lida Hummelon Beyond Your Blog

Originally Published on LindaHummel.com By Linda DeMers Hummel All the sage wisdom that begins with “Write what you know,” and ends with “Show, don’t tell,” is there for the asking. Here are some other rules you probably haven’t found in any writer’s handbook. Perhaps one of them will unlock that bestseller that’s inside you somewhere. 1. Let your wall inspire … Read More

7 Ways Blogging Taught Me To Be A Badass

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7 Ways Blogging Taught Me To Be A Badass - Beynd Your Blog Guest Post by Joanna McClanahan

Guest Post By Joanna McClanahan of Ramblin’ Mama I have only been blogging for a year but it has made me stronger in so many ways. I’ve learned a lot about my writing, but mostly about myself. Here are just some of the ways that blogging has taught me to be a badass: 1. I’m not afraid of rejection anymore … Read More

12 Ways To Leave Your Lurker Status Behind In The Blogosphere

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12 Ways to Leave Your Lurker Status Behind In The Blogosphere

Guest Post By Kaly Sullivan of KalySullivan.com When I first dipped my toe into writing, blogging, and the accompanying world of Facebook groups, posting anything anywhere would send me into a downward spiral of panic. My inner critic would go into overdrive. You don’t belong here. Who are you kidding? No one cares what you have to say. Someone’s already said … Read More

Living Out Loud In Midlife, Thanks To Her Blog!

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Living Out Loud In Midlife,Thanks To Her Blog! - Linda Wolff of Carpool Goddess on Beyond Your Blog

Originally Published On Carpool Goddess By Linda Wolff Learning to live out loud in my second half wasn’t originally my goal, but it happened anyway. I pretty much spent a lifetime fluffing the pillows in my cushy comfort zone. But all that changed four years ago when I took a chance as the empty nest began to creep up on … Read More