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I haven’t done a steady job of updating my publications here on the blog as intended. Recently my publications have mostly been my regular columns. I do a monthly crochet health interview column for Happily Hooked Magazine. The most recent

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Happily Hooked December Issue

I was thrilled to interview Diane for the December issue of Happily Hooked. She shared her important story of Traumatic Brain Injury and the healing power of crochet. I received a lovely email from her that she’d received from a reader

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Work From Home Issues: Isolation

I wanted to quickly share that I’ve been quoted by author Simon Salt in the new book Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully. I have been working from home for over a decade and have

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I Love To Help Others Share Their Stories

I believe fervently that each individual in this world has a unique personal story comprised of all of their one-of-a-kind experiences, perspectives and influences as well as the option to choose how they want their own story to develop over

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Lion Brand Yarn Guest Post: Crochet as Meditation

“There is certainly something valuable to be found in formal meditation. However, it doesn’t work for all of us. In particular, people with mental health conditions including depression and anxiety may find it too difficult to simply sit on the cushion and

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When It’s Quiet …

I love this excerpt quotation from a longer piece that’s also got some other really great points and imagery. The source is Ollin Morales of Courage2Create. “Every new chapter in your life must begin with a break between two pages.

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How to Start a Crochet Book Group: Magazine Feature

My article on how to start a crochet book group has been featured in the July 2013 issue of digital crochet magazine Inspired Crochet. The Magazine My article is listed right there on the cover of the magazine along with

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Smart Writers! Link Love for Writers, Bloggers and Entrepreneurs

Happy Weekend and Happy Reading! In Reading and Writing Summer Writing Workshop for Artists. @surface_design shared info on a June Texas writing workshop for creatives. How to Win More Readers with a Powerful Close. Via @writetodone. In Blogging 5 Reasons

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Smart Writers! Link Love for Writers, Bloggers and Entrepreneurs

Happy Weekend and Happy Reading! In Reading and Writing Intuitive Freelacing by @lFormicelli of Renegade Writer via @writetodone On Henry Miller’s Hunger for Anais Nin. By @andreabalt of @rebelletweet In Blogging How Writers Can Join the Web’s Image Revolution. Important

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Simple Crochet Tutorial Posted Today (and thoughts on paid posts)

I mentioned recently that I’ve started using Blueprint Social to participate in some sponsored posts. I’ve done my first of those posts today over on Crochet Concupiscence. Blueprint Social Blueprint Social offers bloggers the chance to work with sponsors who

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