First Friday Link Party for Writers – Beautiful Spring Edition

Carol Tice

Spring tulipsWelcome to spring!

This is the last day of spring break where I am at, so I’ll be hanging out with my kids and turning my blog over to you — the Make a Living Writing community of awesome writers.

This is your chance to get some exposure for your blog and make new connections.

You can link us to your best recent post about writing, blogging, productivity, marketing, work-from-home, work/life balance, or freelancing.

Then come back over the weekend to check out the rest of the blogs your fellow readers have shared and vote for your favorite! On Monday, the links reorganize to feature the top winners.

Instructions are below — enjoy the link party.


  1. Raspal Seni

    How do I link up my post? Am I missing something? Should there be a linky tool or something I should be linking with? I can’t see any such tool.

    • Angie Mansfield

      Hi, Raspal –

      Carol posts the link party on the first Friday of every month. You only have 24 hours to add your link, and then the tool closes for voting. You won’t be able to add your link to this party, but you can wait for next month’s. 🙂

    • Carol Tice

      FYI I’m not really doing it monthly anymore…might do it again in June or July, stay tuned.

      Not really sure — I see a big 12 people voted…of 38 entrants most didn’t even come back to vote for their own post! Much less ask their peeps to come support their entry.

      Feel like people are not getting the hang of the ‘party’ concept. If it doesn’t interest my readers, I may not do it again.

  2. Joy Collado

    Thank you for the link party Carol! Great to know other blogs and writers. 🙂

    • Carol Tice

      I know — I have a lot of fun cruising around and reading my readers’ blogs. 😉

  3. Susan B. Bentley

    Hi Carol,
    Finally around on a Friday to join in your link party but I think I screwed my linking up as it asked me for a backlink to your site from my blog post (which I don’t have) – user competency fail by me, I think.

    • Carol Tice

      No, it’s us – we’ve forgotten to get our widget up! You can hand include a link, or give us a sec and we’ll get the widget into the sidebar.

      Dang it…we’re having a little trouble locating it, so for now we’re hand-moderating in links…we will get it fixed, no worries.

    • Rosemarie

      Drat, I was having the same issues as Sue Bentley. I thought I screwed it up, so after repeated attempts I chose another blog page…don’tcha know they both showed up! Not trying to hog; if you want to remove a Portrait Writer entry: #s11&22, I’m fine with that. Sorry.

    • Carol Tice

      I believe you can delete your own posts, Rosemarie. Please get rid of the duplicate if you would.

      We’ve got our widget up now so folks should be good to go!

  4. chris

    Thanks for hosting…I look forward to clicking back and reading more of the entries!
    Havea great day!

  5. Angie Mansfield

    I think my most recent post falls under work/life balance — it’s about me making a change in my eating habits, and why that matters for mental health.

    Looking forward to reading some great posts in the next couple of days! 🙂

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