mySestina’s blogging secrets

mySestina’s blogging secrets

mySestina

Could I share my secrets for the stats in the picture above?

Could you please share this post as much as possible in order to help the existing members and the new comers to the blogging community.

I complete 4 months in the blogging world today and believe me, I have relished every second of my time that I spent on WordPress.

As a newcomer, we all have our questions, hesitations and we strive to learn, to grow, to have more followers, to have more likes and visibililty for our blogs.

Let me share my understanding of how to achieve a little extra on your blog.

  1. Enjoy blogging. Writing must only be done when you enjoy it to the core. We must not write forcefully as the forced writing has no charm and beauty in it.
  2. Speak your heart out and let the world know how you feel through your…

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Nominated for Versatile Blogger Award

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As a  blogger I’m very thankful for receiving this NOMINATION for Versatile Blogger Award. The nomination came via the sister project El blog de Fabio, which in turn was nominated by Maquiaveloweb.

These are the rules:

  1. Show the award on your blog.
  2. Thank the person/people who nominated you.
  3. Share 7 things about yourself.
  4. Nominate 15 blogs.

Facts:

  • I am of Italian stock,
  • I can write in at least 6 languages,
  • I like to write,
  • I adore the music of Johann Sebastian Bach,
  • My favorite movie is The Name of the Rose,
  • My favorite novel is The Godfather,
  • Long before Internet was available to everybody, I loved writing letters to pen pals from all over the world.

Nominated blogs

Thanks to everybody!

Wanna Polish Your Prose?

Wanna Polish Your Prose?

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We’re excited to tell you about the latest addition to the library of on-demand Blogging U. courses: please give a warm Daily Post welcome to Writing: Shaping Your Story!

Sound familiar? This course is based on the old Writing 201: Finding Your Story course.

Shaping Your Story is a four-week, intermediate/advanced-level course focused on editing and sharpening your writing. You’ll learn to identify a post’s unique angle, craft compelling introductions, pinpoint your story’s key moments, and build those moments out into rich scenes. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, Shaping Your Story helps you focus and refine your work.

Since Shaping Your Story takes you into writing and editing techniques in depth, it’s structured a little differently than other Blogging U. courses:

  • There are no daily assignments.
  • You’ll get one email each week with an overview of the week’s topic — Angles, Introductions, Key Moments, and Scenes — and a series of…

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