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Why I love my Broken Voice…Finally

By Kris Windley |

If you’ve been reading my blog for any time at all, you’ve heard me talk about these 2 things at least eleven times: Embracing your Voice & Finding Your Great Big Why. In my experience, these 2 things are really important Pre-Prewriting steps any writer should take in order to start really focusing in on her message & sharing it confidently.…

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My Students taught me this key Lesson about Blogging & Business

By Kris Windley |

Striving for perfection will not make your message stronger. In fact, it is pretty much guaranteed to keep your message bottled up, nice and tight, away from your readers. I understand why you are doing it; don’t get me wrong! I totally understand that need to just wait one more minute before sharing your voice because it’s not quite…

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Series and Segments: 2 Steps to Begin a Great Editorial Calendar

By Kris Windley |

Plan & Commit to an Editorial Calendar for your whole year? That can feel a little overwhelming, right? In fact, it’s downright paralyzing. I’m a bit of a commitment-phobe, so it’s really hard for me to commit to what I will be writing about EVERY week for the next year. That’s too constricting! And overwhelming…and scary. And it’s not…

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Your Blog Editorial Calendar can Actually Make you Happy

By Kris Windley |

Your Blog’s Editorial Calendar can change your blog from some scattered musings…to a marketing & community-building powerhouse. But its real strength lies in how it will affect you! I have the tendency to go on tangents as a storyteller. *pause for laughs* I know! It’s something that you’ve probably noticed already, but you don’t even know.…

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5 Steps to Take Your Blog Photos from Shoot to Blog…times 2

By Kris Windley |

There are some stunning blog photos online. In fact, professional-level images are becoming the standard for blog photos. Seriously. With the fancy DSLR cameras out there, and the ability we have to learn almost any skill we want from our desktop computer (or smartphone), the online world is getting pretty darn…well…pretty these days. The problem is…

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Four Ways to Organize Your Blog Images Fast, so You can Find the Perfect Picture for Every Post

By Kris Windley |

I’m not a professional photographer. At. All. My 12 year old daughter has a better camera than me, and she’s better at using it than I am. In truth, I only use my iPhone to take photos for my blog, and I know I could be a lot better at it too. But that’s ok, because…

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Author:

Kris Windley

I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.

I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World. 

Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?

xo
Kris

Contents

  • Blog Archive

    This is the Blog Home Archive where you will see the most recently published articles and links to article categories.

  • Writing Skills

    Articles to help you develop your writing process, practice and skills - and figure out how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

    Articles to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.

  • Your Brand Voice

    Articles and Resources to help you find your brand voice - and use it in your small business or not-for-profit organization to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Articles and Resources to help you take your mission, small business or writing skill and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.