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Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning journalist and former magazine editor-in-chief who blogs about life raising a young daughter in midlife at Musings on Motherhood & Midlife. She is the co-author of Beautiful Skin: Every Woman's Guide to Looking Her Best at Any Age (Adams Media), and has been a featured author in several anthologies. Estelle was named a BlogHer Voice of the Year in 2015, 2014, and 2012. She is a 2015 National Geographic Kids Insider. She has spoken about publishing at BlogHer15, BlogU15, Folio MidWest and iRetreat2014. She writes regularly on travel, parenting, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

How to Connect With Editors on Twitter

  By Estelle Erasmus Read and repeat after me. Twitter is my friend. Twitter bird That's right. If you aren't maximizing your twitter feed as a writer, author or editor, you aren't using one of the best tools in publishing out there. So let's dive right into it. Of course, start by following me on Twitter at @EstelleSErasmus Here is what else  to do. Create A Twitter List:Continue Reading ››

NYC is a Hell of a Town for Writers— 14 Tips on Publishing from #ASJA2016

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A Plethora of Tips for Writers

I was in NYC recently for the annual  ASJA American Society of Journalist and Authors (ASJA) conference. I have been an ASJA member for over twenty years, and have found real value in this organization of my peers. Check out  #ASJA2016 on twitter to see all the lessons learned, and all the contacts that were … Continue Reading ››

Angry Birds Movie and Books Plus a Giveaway for Crazy 8

By Estelle Erasmus

Watching/Reading about Angry Birds

I love seeing new movies with my daughter (and reading books with her). And the Angry Birds Movie was top on our list. That's why I was thrilled to attend a screening recently courtesy of the kind ladies at KidzVuz. The fabulous story of Red's travails with the Pigs and how he tried to find the stolen eggs is entertaining, with … Continue Reading ››