My Blogs and other stuff

According to a 2016 Industry Report, most marketers site blogging as their most important content, ahead of visual marketing, videos, and podcasing. (Source) 

The average company that blogs generates 55% more website visitors, 97% more inbound links, and 434% more indexed pages.  (Source)

Blogs for Age of Montessori


 Emily’s blogs generate over 85% of’s 15,000+ unique page views per week.  (Source, Google Analytics


 Mrs. Menagerie


Winner of:

  • Rising Star Award
  • So You Think You Can Write Online contest
  • Patron of the Arts contest
  • More than 25 blogs chosen to be featured
  • Over 500,000 views

Video Tutorial for North Texas SCBWI

 create your website

 A website is essential–even if you’re not yet published. Your website is your business card online, a place to showcase your writing or illustrating abilities and let industry experts find out more about you.

Fortunately, you don’t have to invest a bunch of time and money, or have a lot of technical experience to create a professional-looking website. In just a little over one hour, this tutorial will show you how to create your own FREE author/illustrator website with or without a blog using WordPress.

Use your website to:

  • Give potential agents a place to learn more about you
  • Start a blog
  • Showcase your work
  • Share information about the industry
  • Start a contest
  • Connect with other authors/illustrators
  • Review books
  • Connect with the general public
  • and more…
I just finished Emily’s tutorial that can be purchased through SCBWI and it was awesome! I’ve been using WordPress for 5 years and she still taught me tons of things I didn’t know or never utilized. ~ A. Hopper