Best of Bloganuary 2023

In January, I took part in a WordPress challenge called Bloganuary. Every day for 31 days, I received a writing prompt to inspire me to write a post for that day, which I did. During those 31 days, I sang a song for you, wrote a poem, shared childhood memories, offered advice and aspirations, and much more. Below are what I consider to be the best of Bloganuary in no particular order. Thank you to those who read my posts and engaged with them. I appreciate it. I hope you enjoy this greatest hits retrospective of this fun writing challenge.

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Murder, She Wrote Author Interview: Terrie Farley Moran

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Terrie Farley Moran is the co-writer, with Jessica Fletcher, of the fabulous Murder, She Wrote mystery novels based on the long-running television series. Her newest book is Murder, She Wrote: Death on the Emerald Isle. I had the pleasure of interviewing Terrie, and during our discussion, she revealed big news: the title of the next Murder, She Wrote book! Watch the entire video interview below to find out what the title is. During our discussion, Terrie shared insights on how she got this incredible gig, her thoughts on Angela Lansbury, her creative process, and much more. Enjoy!

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What would you title your autobiography?

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Today’s Bloganuary prompt is “What would you title the chapters of your autobiography?” I don’t like that question because I think it’s too difficult to answer accurately, and I don’t think the answer is compelling. Instead, I’ve modified it to: What would you title your autobiography? That’s a far better question, easier to answer, and makes for a more readable post. Below is my answer to this question, and don’t forget to let me know yours.

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What was your dream job as a child?

What was your dream job as a child? Kids say the craziest things, so I’m sure many of you had unusual aspirations at a young age. Read for my answer to this question and let me know yours.

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Book Deal — 83% Off Triple Cross by James Patterson

Triple Cross by James Patterson is on sale for 83% less than the regular price on Amazon. Below is more information about this Alex Cross book. Buy this novel on Amazon today before this deep discount disappears.

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My Year In Books: 2022

In 2022, I read more than ever in a single year: 114 books! My read list included physical books, eBooks, audiobooks, and comic books. Below are more details and fun stats regarding what I read, including 10 of my favorite books from 2022. What did you read last year? Feel free to share your thoughts below. Happy reading in 2023!

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Has a book changed your life?

Stories are one of the most meaningful ways we can connect with people. They are an integral part of the way we communicate. Often, we first experience stories in the form of books read to us as children. Has a book changed your life? Many have changed mine. Read on for my thoughts on this question and the power of storytelling.

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What is the most memorable gift you have received?

As my friend Diamond Dallas Page likes to say, it’s essential to have an attitude of gratitude. With this in mind, what is the most memorable gift you have received? Read on for mine.

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How far back in your family tree can you go?

With 2022 behind us and 2023 ahead, how far back in your family tree can you go? Read on for my thoughts on this question, and let me know yours.

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Poem: It’s Just The Rain

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Today, as part of Bloganuary, I’m going to share a poem I just wrote about rain called “It’s Just The Rain.” I find rain comforting, especially within the confines of a heated house. How about you? Share your thoughts on my poem below, and let me know what you think of rain.

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