Hola, SEers. Not only is it Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also a Mae Day on Story Empire. I'm delighted you’ve chosen to join me. If you’re a WordPress user, you’re probably familiar with Reader. Most of us follow an abundance of blogs, and it can be overwhelming keeping up with them. In the past, … Continue reading Using Lists Within WordPress Reader
Hi, SEers. Welcome to the first Mae Day of April. Thanks for visiting with me today. Let’s chat alt text. I’ve blogged about this on Story Empire in the past, but I think it bears repeating. Several times, vision-impaired visitors to my personal blog have thanked me for using descriptive text in conjunction with my … Continue reading The Importance of Alt Text
Hi SEers! Welcome to another Mae Day on Story Empire. Recently, a post I made about being a disciplined writer, produced a few comments about whether writing was a hobby or a business. The IRS clearly has an opinion, but much of how the government views your writing is also determined by how you view it. I’m … Continue reading Is Your Writing a Business or a Hobby?
Hi, SEers! Mae here. We think of writing as a creative endeavor—as it certainly is—but today I want to talk about the discipline of writing. Many of us have been writing since childhood. That’s not the case for everyone, but my guess is that you can probably relate to what I’m going to say even … Continue reading Are You a Disciplined Writer?
Hi, SEers! Mae here with a post about setting. Often when we start planning a novel, we’re focused on developing characters and plot. We know where our novel is set, but how much time do we spend fleshing out details? Do we give it the same amount of attention as we give the background and … Continue reading The Importance of Setting