Articles by " Geeky Lady"
Women Power Week Give Away: Nina Amir’s The NonFiction Book Proposal Demystified
By     |    Mar 23, 2015
Posted in: Books, Reviews, Uncategorized, Writing     |    3 Comments

Women Power Week Give Away: Nina Amir’s The NonFiction Book Proposal Demystified

Happy Monday! I’m excited to begin the Lit Ladies’ Women Power Week. As Spirit Lady mentioned in the kick-off post, we started our blog as a way to share our truths with others. So, it’s appropriate that our first spotlight this week is Nina Amir, an author, editor and life coach, who helps writers tell their stories, their own truths. Nina is the author of six books, including the bestselling […]

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The Story of a Midwest Snow Day
By     |    Feb 16, 2015
Posted in: Nature, Uncategorized, Writing     |    3 Comments

The Story of a Midwest Snow Day

The hullabaloo starts like normal. Four days before, local news meteorologists warn about low and high pressure areas colliding to create a Midwest snow day. Two days before, the waiting game begins. How many inches will we get? What side of the Interstate will get hit worse? Everyone cross-checks the weather updates on not just the local TV channels, but their favorite online weather sites and the National Weather Service. […]

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There’s only one true failure in life  (Guest Post & Give Away)
By     |    Sep 1, 2014
Posted in: Guest Blog, Religion, Self Improvement, Strong Girls and Women     |    5 Comments

There’s only one true failure in life (Guest Post & Give Away)

Geeky Lady Note: I’m pleased to welcome Author Lorraine Ash to the Lit Lady Blog today as part of her Women on Writing blog tour. She has authored a guest post for us below about telling real life obstacles from the fake ones, a topic she explores further in her second memoir, Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life. Keep reading to learn how you could win a give […]

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The purpose of repurposing content for blogs
By     |    Jun 16, 2014
Posted in: Writing     |    4 Comments

The purpose of repurposing content for blogs

Have you ever found yourself needing to write a post for your blog, but not knowing exactly what to write about? Repurposing content you’ve already written can help you come up with an idea in a pinch. Repurposing blog content means taking content you’ve previously written and repackaging it so it’s like new. Repurposing content does not mean you should plagiarize yourself or anyone else for that matter. Even though […]

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Clear Orb Dances Through Photos Taken At Mineral Springs Mall in Alton, Illinois
By     |    Oct 28, 2013
Posted in: Paranormal     |    6 Comments

Clear Orb Dances Through Photos Taken At Mineral Springs Mall in Alton, Illinois

Author Note: This is the second post in a 3-part series about the Haunted Alton Tour organized by Mineral Springs Mall. Click here to read the first post called, “Glowing Orb Caught in Slave Tunnel During Haunted Alton Tour.” After the Slave Tunnels, we walked back to Mineral Springs Mall. Here, Walter the Barber gave a tour that included the various ghosts who haunt the former hotel-turned-antique-mall, the most famous […]

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Glowing Orb Caught in Slave Tunnel During Haunted Alton Tour
By     |    Oct 21, 2013
Posted in: Paranormal     |    9 Comments

Glowing Orb Caught in Slave Tunnel During Haunted Alton Tour

On Halloween night in 2011, a group of my girlfriends and I went on the Haunted Alton tour  in Alton, Illinois given by the folks at Mineral Springs Mall. All of us grew up in Alton so we were familiar in general with some of the history on the tour. Yet, we were not disappointed. We learned new details about the local legends surrounding the McPike Mansion, historic facts about the […]

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A DIY Journal Gift for the Writer Who Has Everything
By     |    Sep 9, 2013
Posted in: DIY & Crafts, Writing     |    6 Comments

A DIY Journal Gift for the Writer Who Has Everything

Recently, I needed to give someone who I didn’t know a gift. I’d been invited to a double  high school/college graduation party. While I knew the oldest sister, I’d never officially met her younger sister. However, not wanting to be rude, I felt like I should still give them both a gift. The tricky part was figuring out a gift for the younger sister that wouldn’t come off as cheap, […]

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