Dear Readers, Today I have set up a fundraiser on the JustGiving crowdfund platform. I am raising funds to support the writing that I do on a daily basis and to help fund daily life, while I am getting various projects off the ground. Writing is a wonderful way to convey thoughts and … Continue reading A Writing Fundraiser Story
Dear Readers, Exciting News! My first ever Kindle book, "Ten Poems - Volume One" is in review and will be launched on Tuesday 13th August 2019. On Tuesday, the book will be set at a very low price, to enable friends and family to buy it for a very small amount when it is … Continue reading First Ebook About To Launch
I am an Accidental Writer. Since childhood, I have scribbled, shared, and taught out of what I've learnt. Never ever did I intend to be "A Writer" ... not consciously anyway ... although many encouraged me to get some story down in books. This is yet to be acquiesced to and I'm sure will … Continue reading An Accidental Writer
Asked: “Why Do You Write?” Answer: “I write because I can’t draw … No, that is not entirely true. I write because it is the music I make without a keyboard with sounds. I write because I have written since I was a little girl, learning to spell, standing in line to have … Continue reading Why Do I Write ~ Revisited
Congratulations on getting 1,000 total likes on The Holly Tree Tales. Your current tally is 1,010. Dear Readers, WordPress recently sent me a notification to say that 1,000 Likes had been received by The Holly Tree Tales' site. I just wanted to say a big ... THANK YOU and how much I value your … Continue reading Thank You for 1,000 Likes
This is a little technical experiment in ‘reblogging’ a previously published post. The original post was written and published on The Holly Tree Tales on 23 February 2017. I am reposting it now as a result of having attended a WordPress WordCamp at the weekend, this being a relevant piece to the subject of learning to manage and write a Blog on WordPress.
It has been two years since I began the journey of technically building a blog, and writing one. My first ever blogging experience began with the process of creating “The Holly Tree Tales” on WordPress, something that was completely and utterly unfamiliar to me, in every sense. It was early in January 2015, the first to be precise, when I gathered my two children together at my computer, in order to consult them where possible, and set off cautiously into the jungle that has been my complicated technical process of setting up and managing this website.
For many years I had been told, by all sorts of people, that I ought to write my story, communicate my philosophical thoughts, share about my experiences through childhood, describe my journeys in new places, reveal my trepidatious steps through parenting my children into the great humans that they are, discuss my gardening exploration and tips, reach out by telling others about my…
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A compilation of five quotes to ponder mindfully as you go about your life and conduct your business today. "You are either spreading lightness, or you are spreading darkness ~ which one feels best to you? Choose that." * "Love gets more done than grind and hustle do." * "Lose … Continue reading A Compilation Of Quotes
If You Can If you can Live where you love the sounds that you'll hear Where you love the sights that you'll see Where you love the feelings you get Where you love the hope that you hear If you can. Where you love the people you'll meet Where you love the beat that you'll … Continue reading If You Can ~ A Poem
Dear Readers, This is a little note to let you know that a new page has been created in the Main Menu of The Holly Tree Tales site, called Books&Authors. The aim of the new page is to share a list of authors and their books with the audience of this site. Many of the … Continue reading New Reading List On The Holly Tree Tales Site
The WordPress Daily Prompt has disappeared and some of us are mystified. Why has WordPress withdrawn support for Writers and Bloggers on the WordPress platform to quickly reach and read and encourage one another's work? This seems ludicrous, especially when one pays a Premium fee to host a website and does what one does with … Continue reading Why Has WordPress Withdrawn Support?