Writer, blogger, mom – writer blogger, mom blogger, a blogger who is a mom that happens to write – whatever inference that is made about me or this blog, I know who I am and what defines me because I am more than just a blogger.
I am a writer.
Many would argue that in order for one to call herself a writer, she would have to be distinguished, a published author of sorts. Although I am still waiting for one of my children’s books to go to print (that will be one fine day) this blog IS published and I am the AUTHOR of this blog.
Therefore, I am a writer.
I write passionately about topics that have an impact on me. I write frequently about redefining the role of motherhood which truly is the heart and soul of this blog; the unscripted process of parenting that I navigate my way through daily. I write about my hopes, fears and aspirations because this blog is in many ways a reflection of my life. I write reviews based on products and companies that I completely trust and support. I write about the evolution of blogging including how to build community, the benefits of networking and how to reach a specific audience.
I write authentically with honesty and conviction. I know who I am and what this blog stands for and I aim to articulate this voice throughout every post. And I will never lose sight of that.
Moving forward, I also recognize what I want out of this blog as I write. I want first time visitors to become subscribers, knowing instantanly that this is a blog they want to return to. Moreover, I want you (my amazing readership) to be actively engaged, relishing in every word of every post and become immersed in this world that I create.
I want you to be informed, invigorated, motivated, reassured and inspired. I want you to leave my blog impassioned, looking forward to the next published piece.
I want my writing to resonate with you. I want the words of this blog to speak volumes.
As I cultivate, devise and completely deluge my passion for writing at Theta Mom, I am overcome by some other blogs that absolutely inspire me. When I visit these blogs I am increasingly blown away by their talent as writers. Although there are so many blogs that I read and adore, I would like to share two blogs in particular that inspire me specifically as a writer.
Jenny Mac – Let’s Have a Cocktail When I stumbled upon her blog shortly after I began Theta Mom, I knew from reading the very first post that she was a gifted writer. Her language is natural, effortless and always seamless. In addition, she is one hell of an amazing storyteller. Every time I read a post perfectly crafted by Jenny Mac, I am immediately drawn into her blog. One of my favorites is Finding Your Way, a post which clearly demonstrates her amazing ability to tell a story.
Aidan Donnelley Rowley – Ivy League Insecurities Aidan continues to impress me on so many levels. Saying that she is a gifted writer is an understatement. I found her blog only a few months ago and once I read one of her posts I was immediately hooked. She is forthright and passionate, but at times also quite vulnerable which makes her blog so relatable. She recently wrote about her late father in Maidy–Bunks’ Picnic, a beautifully written post that truly moved me.
These two talented women make me want to become a better writer and I am honored to be blogging with them. And let’s face it, we all know when it comes to blogging content is everything, right?
Now I would love to hear from you: In addition to being a blogger, do you consider yourself a writer? Which bloggers or writers continuously inspire YOU and why?