I attend the inaugural UntitledTown Book Festival in Green Bay, WI on April 28 – April 30, 2017. I’m on a panel called From blog to book: How bloggers turned their blog posts into publishing contracts with my friends Jen Larsen and Wendy McClure.
I appear as a guest on the HuffPost Live video network for a piece called “How Do You Tell Adult Children About Your Divorce?” I share my experience of having parents divorce after 27 years of marriage.
I’m quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled “Project Plus-Size: Retailers Put New Focus On Getting the Fit Right.”
I am interviewed on the noon news on WRAL, the Raleigh/Durham CBS TV affiliate, about chronic headaches.
I appear on the “Cover to Cover” show on SiriusXM radio to talk about Chocolate & Vicodin.
My second book, Chocolate & Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn’t Go Away, is released by Simon & Schuster.
Publisher’s Weekly calls my forthcoming book, Chocolate & Vicodin, “lively” and “entertaining.”
My tweet is featured on the Twitter home page. I make a mental note to tweet more often about dinosaur sex.
I am featured in the IUPUI Alumni Magazine for Winter 2010 about how my Informatics degree helped me start a blog and become a published author. (Download PDF. Article on page 20.)
My recipe for “Capp-oat-ccino Delight” is published in Dave Grotto’s book 101 Optimal Life Foods. My recipe was the first place winner in the Quaker Oats Living Proof recipe contest.
I give the Two Fit Chicks and a Microphone podcast tips about starting a healthy life as one of several bloggers interviewed for the first episode of 2010.
I talk to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) show, Definitely Not the Opera, about why I decided to share the private aspects of my weight loss in a public blog in an episode titled, “The Peep Show.”
The Washington Post reviews my blog in the Health and Science section, and wins my love by mentioning not just one, but both of my books!
The National Headache Foundation covers my 5K fundraising efforts for their Migraine Million campaign in the Headlines magazine.
Runner’s World features my weight-loss story in an article about “How it feels…to run off half your weight.”
My blog, PastaQueen.com, was awarded the Blindy for Best Hoosier Blog at the annual Blog Indiana conference.
I sign a contract with Simon & Schuster for my second book, Chocolate and Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn’t Go Away, a comedic memoir about my chronic headaches.
An Associated Press article quotes me in an article about writing a book based on a blog.
AOL Health interviews me as a blogger who uses Twitter to lose weight.
I was presented with the Young Alumni Award from the Indiana University School of Informatics. The Young Alumni Award is given in recognition of outstanding early career achievement that brings acclaim and recognition to the field of informatics, and honor and distinction to Indiana University; it goes to alumni whose loyalty will further the development, growth and excellence of the School of Informatics.
I present Blogging for Authors at The Twinsburg Library Writer’s Retreat on March 21, 2009
This presentation covers how to start a blog and reveals how authors can use a blog to network, find guidance and support, and possibly advance their careers. Maintaining a blog gives you an online presence and can lead to other opportunities, such as book deals, television writing, consulting or speaking. The presentation includes case studies of bloggers who have successfully used their blogs to develop such opportunities.
I am one of forty bloggers interviewed for Blog Blazers: 40 Top Bloggers Share Their Secrets by Stephane Grenier.
I’m interviewed for Obesity Help Magazine about my weight-loss journey.
Comcast features my weight-loss story in their home page carousel.
How to reach bloggers (without pissing them off) presented at the Blog Indiana 2008 Conference on August 17, 2008 at Indianapolis, Indiana
Presentation summary: Marketing professionals want bloggers to buzz about their products and bloggers want marketing professionals to stop buzzing in their ears about their stupid products. Learn how these opposing teams can communicate effectively in an ethical conversation and we’ll reduce cyber waste by keeping trash cans clean of junked press releases.
“jennette fulda is rockin’ at blogindiana :)” – karichelle
“Jennette is fricken awesome. Hire her again, blogindiana! You pwn, girly” – Nichole
I talk to Maggie Rodriguez on CBS’s The Early Show about my weight loss. (They let me say “half-assed” on morning television!)
Blog to Book presented at the BlogHer 2008 Conference on July 19, 2008 in San Francisco, California
I spoke on the “Blog to Book” panel at BlogHer 2008, the largest female blogging conference in the world which had over 1000 attendees. Fellow panelists included, Ellen Gerstein (Director of Marketing at Wiley and Sons), Neeti Madan (literary agent with Sterling Lord), and Rita Arens (a fellow blogger/author). I answered audience questions and offered my expertise on how my blog led to a book deal, the ways I used my blog to promote my book, incentives I used to motivate my readers to get the word out, how to set up a book web site, how to plan your own book release party, and how to sell autographed books from a corner of your apartment with PayPal and a big box of bubble mailers.
I guest-blog at Writer’s Digest about going “From blog to book to The Today Show.”
I appear on NBC’s Today Show to talk to Lester Holt about my weight loss.
My book, Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir, is officially released in stores.
I am quoted in an article in Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, about blogging about personal goals.
The New York Times’ Shifting Careers Blog interviews me about how weight loss shapes a career.
I am quoted in an article about emotional eating in Glamour magazine.
I start blogging at Capessa, an online community sponsored by Proctor & Gamble where women shared inspirational stories, but without being too sickening about it. (Capessa is a variation on the Latin word “capesso,” which means “to strive to reach a place.”) I blogged about fitness and weight loss. Capessa closed in January of 2009.
I wrote fitness entries from June through October of 2007 for the now defunct Condé Nast health blog, Elastic Waist.
My weight-loss blog is reviewed in the “Blog Watch” column of The Wall Street Journal
I guest-blogged about health and fitness news at Calorie Lab, a popular health and fitness site, during the Christmas 2005 season.