Author: Liz Hover

A tour of the British Isles in accents

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Life

I’m British in case you hadn’t noticed. But I live in Canada. This combination means I’m ALWAYS asked about my accent. Canadians are fascinated by my voice. I was born and bred in London, England. Bromley is my home town (and why I was always so excited about the Bromley Contingent). My accent isn’t by any means cockney (something most people think of when they think of someone from London). I’m from the suburbs. When […]

Official news release about Saturday’s MBlog conference in Winnipeg

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Blogging

I already wrote my own little blurb about the Manitoba blogging conference this weekend, MBlog, but here’s the official news release with full details about this Saturday’s event. • • • Finding Your Voice: MBlog 2014 Hundreds of blogging conferences take place around the world every year. Now there is an opportunity for Manitoba bloggers to connect, learn and be inspired right here at home to write the best posts of their lives. Content marketing and ongoing social […]

Read this book: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir)

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Blogging

In preparation for the upcoming Manitoba blogging conference - MBlog, which I’ll be emceeing - I recently read Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by the brilliant Jenny Lawson, AKA The Bloggess. I’ll be chatting with Jenny in one of the conference sessions. She’s this year’s keynote speaker but we’re doing a ‘conversation with’ style session. If you haven’t read her book, READ IT NOW. It’s one of the most hilarious books I’ve ever read. It made me cry-laugh […]

I’m moderating Manitoba’s blogging conference this month

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Blogging

Manitoba’s blogging conference – MBlog – is back for a second year at the end of this month and I’ll be moderating/emceeing the day. The conference begins with a networking reception on the evening of Friday, January 31 at The Fort Garry Hotel (Winnipeg, Canada). I went to the reception last year and it was a super friendly, informal do. We spoke to other bloggers and the expert folks in town for the conference (last […]