Welcome to A.F.Marcom!

by Angelique on November 10, 2015


A.F.Marcom =
Angelique & Friends
Artful Communities

four avatars that Angelique uses around the Internet


A.F.Marcom is a collection of online communities, including forums, chats and websites, all owned or managed by Angelique. Above are the avatars that Angelique uses around the web.

AFmarcom includes Ask Angel, Canary Chat, and Green Dreamhome. For a complete list and descriptions, go to About A.F.Marcom.


The more things change….

by Angelique on November 10, 2015


"Isolation" cartoon by Randall Munroe of xkcd.com


9 Q&As for Writers to Share

December 18, 2014
Thumbnail image of a quill and ink necklace

I first saw these “9 Questions for Writers” when my friend Andrea Jarrell posed and answered them in her blog, Creative Work Life. The questions were originally written by Kristen M. Ploetz. Below, before my answers, are links to posts from the first four writers to blog their answers.

Read the full article →

Choosing between Real Life and Real Life

September 10, 2012
woman texting at a bar - photo by Sean Locke

How do you choose between watching a unique, live political event on television, and talking to people about business live on the Internet?

Read the full article →

4 Ways to Protect your Data from Mayhem

August 13, 2012
Image of a striped, spiral-bound notebook

This post is about protecting the things you write and save from malfunctioning applications, defective services and your own silly mistakes.

Read the full article →

Could you “Schedule Everything”? Maybe you should try!

July 30, 2012
thumbnail image of the schedule everything calendar by angelique of afmarcom

“Schedule Everything” is an exercise that teaches you how much you can REALLY get into a day, plus you really do get your most important things done!

Read the full article →

In Praise of Resolutions

December 31, 2010

This December has seen a spate of what Chris Guillebeau calls “resolution bashing.” From personal blogs to self-help advice outlets to major news organizations, scores of articles tell us that resolutions are worthless, a waste of time, self-defeating or even harmful to our psyche.

Read the full article →

Should you work for a client who is “just okay”?

September 20, 2010

Yesterday Seth Godin wrote a blog post entitled “Are you responsible for what you market?” His answer: Yes. “If you’re not proud of it, don’t sell it.”

Read the full article →

UPDATE on the WordPress.com #FAIL: the Alexandria blog has been restored

June 24, 2010

Yesterday I posted the article A Warning to Anyone who uses WordPress.com. I reported the mysterious way in which a multi-author blog, and all of its authors, were suspended without warning by WordPress.com. This morning there is news: The Alexandria blog has been restored.

Read the full article →

A warning to anyone who uses WordPress.com

June 23, 2010

WordPress.com seems like a good solution for anyone who wants a free or very-cheap blog. I myself have recommended it. However, be warned: WordPress.com can turn on you without warning, and you can lose access to your entire account without explanation or any recourse.

Read the full article →