Category Archives: blogging

I’m going to listen to my mother, for once.

Ever since that fateful day in 1977 when I crashed my bike and broke my arm in two places after my brother and I followed our mother’s explicit instructions to “GET OUT. TAKE YOUR BIKES. AND DON’T COME BACK UNTIL THE STREET LIGHTS … Continue reading

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Don’t look back? Don’t tell me what to do.

It’s a widely known fact (i.e. “pin-worthy” quote) that one of the main reasons people give up on their dreams is because they focus on how far they still have to go instead of how far they’ve already come. Or for you … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Bearded Iris acquires In the Powder Room

Psst. You guys. Big news! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact:  Leslie@InThePowderRoom.com Author, Blogger, and Editor Leslie Marinelli Acquires Online Women’s Magazine and Publishing Company, InThePowderRoom.com. ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 – Popular online women’s magazine InThePowderRoom.com (“ITPR”) was acquired this week … Continue reading

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It’s a party and you’re invited!

Howdy friends! Sorry to have been such a stranger lately. I’ve been working on some interesting new stories that I hope to be posting next week. But until then… Tomorrow’s the big day: my Georgia Book Tour Party! If you … Continue reading

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FINALLY! The secret to a great interview…

I’ve been pounding the pavement a lot lately doing a media blitz to promote In The Powder Room’s new humor anthology, “You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth.”  (Which is now available for purchase on ALL THE THINGS.) Just between us chickens, … Continue reading

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Because Internet friendships are real, and so is cancer…

One of the most surprising joys of blogging has been the online friendships I’ve made over the years. My husband finds this to be absolutely unbelievable. “These are professional networking contacts, not friends.” He is so very wrong.

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