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Sussle Scholarship Winner

I am so excited – and grateful – to say that I have won another scholarship from Sussle. They said: I am thrilled to be their first two-time winner. I love sharing the things I love with the community there.

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Heart-Centered Influencer Award

The Crochet Lounge is running a series right now recognizing the Top 20 Heart-Centered Influencers in crochet. Each person that they award has done something truly heartfelt in the crochet community and had a ripple effect with their work as

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Moments of Pride (Facebook Movie)

I have to say that I was really touched by the Facebook movie thing that Facebook offered. It was great to see mine. And I’m a little proud, I admit, that these were my “most liked” moments:

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I’ve Been Interviewed by Eliza Gale

I just wanted to share a link today to an interview that I did for Eliza Gale’s interviews. Who Is Eliza Gale? Eliza has interviewed over 100 people about their jobs and creative projects for curvewire.com. She recently started her own

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Inside Crochet Named Me a Favorite Blogger

Thanks to Inside Crochet magazine for doing an article about me in their June 2013 Issue (page 10) naming me a favorite blogger!

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Past Certificates and Awards

Today I wanted to do a roundup of some past certificates and awards so that I could showcase all of those past achievements in one place. Writing Achievements and Awards 2014: Made the list of Craftypod’s Top 5 Posts I

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Being Honest as a Writer

Awhile back I was interviewed on the blog Kanelstrand: Simple Living Chronicles and was asked a really great question about sharing personal information with others as a writer. I wanted to share that excerpt from the interview with you today.

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Danger: Inflammatory Literature

This is the most recent photo in my series of Dangerous Life photos, which are posted in spurts on my personal blog, Diary of a Smart Chick and can be seen in full as a Facebook album. The sign is

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My Indiegogo Experience

I recently used crowdsourced funding site Indiegogo to support my next project, Hook to Heal. I was asked to be part of a roundup of people who shared quotes about their Indiegogo campaign experiences. Here’s what I had to say:

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I Received a Tweeting Award

I was the March featured publisher of the month for Sponsored Tweets. They interviewed me about my experience with Twitter and Sponsored Tweets, allowing me to answer some interesting questions. Kathryn in 140 Characters In my interview they asked me

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My Newest Book

Crochet Saved My Life is my newest book. In it I share my own story of healing from depression through crafting. I also share the stories of 23 other women plus some research and anecdotal evidence that suggests that crochet has both mental and physical health benefits.

My Amazon Author Page

You can see my books and author bio on Amazon.