A brief blurb about the different blogs I’m writing

June 10, 2016

Choosing A Magazine To Target

  B efore I dive into writing for a magazine, I remember seeing that some of the magazines had pretty specific submission rules for the types of stories they normally publish, the min and max length they accept, sex and violence, and what they absolutely do not accept. Also, I’d like to get paid for my story if it’s published, even if it’s not very much, it would be a huge boost to be able to say I was a paid author as well as validation for the work I’ve put in, especially as I hope to one day make […]
June 9, 2016

Leaky Gut – The Backstory

I ‘ve been living with leaky guy, soy and gluten intolerance for years, but I only learned this recently. I’m not sure which came first, and I wonder sometimes if the leaky gut caused the gluten and soy problems. I have a feeling that figuring out which started first is a chicken-and-egg problem, but now that I know I have these three life challenges, I’m going to try and do my best to get healthy again. My doctors feel that I’m overall healthy, I don’t agree. Right now I’m 70lbs overweight, I have heartburn often, my vitamin D is always […]
June 3, 2016

Tag Cloud Customization Without Plugins

I’m going to show how I used the built in wp_tag_cloud function to customize my tag cloud. I’m using BeTheme on my WordPress site, which I really like, but the Muffin tag cloud plugin seems flat and boring. There’s no way to set font sizes or include my blog categories in the tag cloud. I was surprised to find that these parameters seem to be advanced options that most free plugins don’t support. I don’t want to spend any money, and I really don’t want to mess around with too many plugins on my site, so I’ll just code the […]
June 1, 2016

Success in Writing – First Steps

etting started as an author is tough, you want to achieve success in writing but your not sure how to go about it. If you’re like me, you’ve got all these great ideas floating around in your head and you’re sure if you can just get them down on the page people will love them. You may also have done some time reading about how several successful authors got their start. On average, it seems that most take at least a decade before they have their first big break. That fact makes me cringe a little, so I’ve been trying […]