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What’s Better than Freshly Pressed?

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Being Freshly Pressed at WordPress is totally amazing. There isn’t much better than that. 🙂

I had a post featured on Freshly Pressed once. I made a poem entirely out of clichés (with a clichéd storyline) called “Once Upon a Time” in August, 2013, which was my most popular post ever. It had:

  • 345 Likes
  • 167 Comments
  • 1234 views in August, 2013
  • 298 views of that page on a single day
  • 320 more views in September, 2013
  • 73 more views of this page in October, 2013
  • A few views of that page every week even now (over a year later)
  • Dozens of reblogs, some pingbacks
  • 25 Facebook shares, 12 Twitter shares
  • Numerous follows during this period

That was my 15 minutes of ‘fame’ here at WordPress.

It’s pretty cool that numerous WordPress writers—including a nice variety—find themselves occasionally featured on Freshly Pressed. Everyone…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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