Biking, Birthdays & Bunches of Bodacious Resources



It’s been a busy week peeps, so I thought I’d catch you up before I shared some great resources for this week. 


Some of you may know that I’m a ‘back seat biker’ (aka: the hubs maneuvers the giant beast of a motorcycle and I cling on the back and am free to enjoy the ride.) 

biker, motorcycleI do enjoy a nice motorcycle ride, and love me a tattooed biker, which is why I often incorporate them into my stories. 

So this week I began writing as a regular contributor for GothRider magazine. You might want to check it out. Lots of cool stuff  (besides my posts, of course 😉 )

Things that Go Bump in the Night 

Now that we’ve rolled into September, everyone (okay, lots of people, including me!) is starting to think about Fall and Halloween. My post at Paranormal Romantics this week was about some true ghost stories—with a dash of humor, of course. Check out Things that Go Bump in the Night—Or at Least Like to Change Your Favorite Television Show.  

My humorous ghosts from a few years ago
My humorous ghosts from a few years ago

My Babies Birthday

img_4437But, before we closed out on August last week, and started the new school year, we celebrated my babies birthday. Fifteen years old! Where does the time go? 





Book Stuff

Before you move down to check out the resources for this week—remember when you helped shape the cover for Moon, Mist & Magic with your fabulous input? Right here. (Or on Facebook)

Moon, Mist & MagicWell, Moon, Mist & Magic is in a Cover Contest. Go vote right here for that cover you helped create!  


Writing Resources

Cool Stuff I Found This Week 

As promised, here are some great resources, and tips, that I’ve gathered from all my hopping around in cyberspace this week. Because I know how fast time goes, and how valuable it is, so let me save you some time by sharing my favorites.


When I become aware of a phrase, or a word, I, or someone else, uses consistently it stands out like a beacon in conversation and can drive me crazy. I don’t know if these tips will help, but they’re interesting and something I can apply.

How to Permanently Stop Saying “Um” and Other Filler Words

How to Blog a Book

Don’t let the title fool you for what I’m sharing, this is about blogs- although you could use it for a book. Ironically, I was just planning out to start organizing my blogging in larger batches.

Make Your Blogging Time More Efficient by Batching Posts

Freelance Morning Coffee

Calling all Freelancers- this is one of my favorite free resources for discovering new freelance writing opportunities.

Freelance Morning Coffee Newsletter Job Updates

Speaking of Freelancing- Gina Horkey is reopening sign up’s for the course I took that got me started. She’s updated things, and I’m looking forward to seeing what’s new. I highly recommend it—and not just because I’m an affiliate. I’m an affiliate because I love it.

Here it is if you want to check it out.

Until next time— Have a Magical Week! 

10 thoughts on “Biking, Birthdays & Bunches of Bodacious Resources”

  1. Pamela S ThibodeauxPamela S Thibodeaux

    Great info Maureen!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Good luck and God’s blessings

    September 9, 2016
  2. Diane BurtonDiane Burton

    Happy Birthday (belated) to your girls. Fascinating that you like to ride motorcycles. Just watch the series Harley and the Davidsons. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing the resources. Have a great weekend.

    September 9, 2016
  3. Marissa GarnerMarissa Garner

    A biker babe, huh? Who knew? Cool.
    Thanks for the great tips!

    September 9, 2016
  4. Alicia DeanAlicia Dean

    Love how you mixed fun and learning in your post! You look cute in your motorcycle gear. 🙂 Happy birthday to your lovely girls. And thank you for the awesome resources…definitely going to check them out!

    September 9, 2016
  5. NicoleNicole

    Thanks Maureen for sharing the great resources info, really interesting reads. Speaking as someone who is always running to keep up with herself batching blog posts makes so much sense. Love the cover for Moon Mist & Magic.. Off to vote for it now! 😊

    September 10, 2016

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