Jumping Spider

Jumping spider sunning in the window.   Post inspired by the Daily Photo Challenges: Window, Glow, and Rounded.    


Fake News

Years ago, before the internet, the financial cost of becoming a news organization was a significant barrier to just anyone creating a news organization.  Now all it takes is a website, blog, and/or social media account and anyone can have a "news site". The amount of information out there is only growing; which requires the … Continue reading Fake News

Book Review Ratings

In the time I have been doing reviews I have come across a growing trend. Those who believe that books should only get 4 or 5 star ratings. This includes authors and blog book review sites who ask for an "honest review" of a 4 or 5 star rating. Anything lower and the reviewer is … Continue reading Book Review Ratings

Blogging University

WordPress offers Blogging University as a way to help bloggers, new and old, with all aspects of their blogs.  They have a range of courses: Blogging 101: Commenting Bootcamp: Overcome the fear of commenting. Blogging 101: Zero to Hero: Get grounded in blogging basics. Blogging 201: Branding and Growth: Focus your blog and grow your audience. Blogging 201: Customization: An in-depth look at free … Continue reading Blogging University