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Random Acts of Fandom

Random Acts of Fandom | Gamerwife.com

Recently I was nominated by Angie of A Life More Kawaii to participate in Random Acts of Fandom. Inspired by Random Acts of Kindness and Misha Collins, fellow geek blogger dePepi decided to create a double edged blog award: one that does a kind act of fandom for a fellow blogger and nominates (invites) three fellow bloggers to do the same. The rules are simple: Do a kind act of fandom for a fellow blogger who needs a push, who…

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Goals & Resolutions 2015

Like I did last year, I’m going to split up my resolutions and goals into three categories: Life, Blog, and Career. While last year saw me trying to set up an indie game consulting business, this year I will be transitioning back to full(ish) time work by joining Cardboard Utopia, a fledgling indie studio I had been working with on a contract basis. Because of this, I’ve also decided to stop doing video game reviews on the blog. With me…

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Confessions of a Blogger

ConfessionsĀ of a Blogger | Gamerwife.com

As usual I am late to the party, but I like parties so let’s see if we can keep things going just a little bit longer. I’m sure many of you are familiar with The Nerdy Girlie’s Blogger Confessions and like the rest of you I couldn’t help but join in on the sharing. Although I’ve been blogging for what seems like dog years now, I am still gripped by the same insecurities and obsessions as I was when I…

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How I Plan My Blog Posts

This post was inspired by the feedback I got back when I posted about My 5 Favourite Blogging Tools. A number of you wanted to know how I used my editorial calendar, so I figured I’d do a little post about how I plan my blog posts. I actually use a combination of built-in blog calendar, paper calendar and a series of notebooks for jotting down and expanding upon different post ideas. Although I do use (and love!) CoSchedule as…

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My Top 5 (Mostly Free) Blogging Tools

Since I’ve been at this blogging thing for a while (4 years here, 10 years total), I guess I’ve become something of a blogging veteran. While I don’t claim to have all the answers, or even really be where I’d like to be in terms of followers and exposure, I have managed to learn a thing or two about making some of the work around blogging a little bit easier on myself. So, like every good maven should, I decided…

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