Writing

  • Once Upon a Time In DayDreamLand

    Once Upon a Time in DayDreamLand

    Once Upon a Time in DayDreamLand, I dreamed I was a famous writer. I was probably eight or ten. I already had dozens of little stories packed away in a drawer somewhere. They were short, children’s stories. About dogs. I always wrote about having a dog.… read more

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  • Power Words for Power Writing

    Your story. Your words. Your power.

    Words are powerful tools. They CAN and DO move mountains. Sometimes, they move dogs. This post is about power words for power writing. We most often look to the classics for our instruction on writing. Our desire to improve our skills is buried in the admiration of… read more

  • Blogging Resolutions For 2016: Pet Blogger

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    Post by Robbi Hess Before we go any further, go up to the headline and cross out the word “resolutions” and add in “intentions.” I don’t believe in resolutions. I think the very word sets your up for failure because of the emotional pressure and weight… read more

  • 10 Predictions For 2016 | Be Prepared!

    10 Predictions for 2016

    Post by BlogPaws Co-founder Yvonne DiVita I’m starting early. Getting my 10 Predictions for 2016 in front of folks. And yes, you need to BE PREPARED! Business needs and plans aside, it’s time to think about tomorrow, and the next day and the day after that.… read more

  • Blog to Book Part Four: Get Out There

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    Guest post from Angie Bailey  Well, it looks like we’ve made it to part four of the four-part blog-to-book series! We’ve covered the importance of building a platform, networking, and writing a successful proposal. Of course your proposal was gleefully received and now takes the form… read more

  • 9 Bloggers NOT in the Pet Space YOU Should Know About

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    Post by Yvonne DiVita, BlogPaws Co-founder I’ve been doing this “blogging thing” for a long time. Yes, a long time. Maybe even more than 10 years. Okay, definitely more than 10 years. Over that span of time, I’ve come to know and know of some outstanding… read more

  • Blog to Book: Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey Welcome to the third installment of the four-part blog-to-book series! We’ve already covered the importance of building a platform and networking with other professionals, and now it’s time to go to town on your proposal that will hopefully hit the desk… read more

  • October Pet Blogging Prompts

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Wow, where did the summer go? We are now more than a week into autumn. As I write there, up here in Western New York the weather is lovely — mid 70s during the day, cooler nights and no humidity.… read more

  • Blog to Book Part Two: Four Networking Tips: Bonus Advice From Texts from Mittens

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey Last month I opened the four-part series on taking your blog to a book with a post about platform building. Once you’ve identified your audience and grown a presence, it’s time to take the next step by making contacts through networking.… read more

  • Blogging Success In 30 Minutes (or fewer) A Day

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess I will admit that when it comes to my personal blog, I am like the plumber who has leaky pipes or the cobbler whose children have holes in their shoes. Why is that? There are a couple of reasons: I… read more