She is located on the coast of New Zealand and spent many years working on tech related blogs. She is now working on microblogs and sharing tips and tutorials.
She started out as a journalism teacher. She then got involved in an adult literacy organization that had a Mac, which peaked her interest. Miraz dove in to understanding computers and the internet and helping beginners with using technology.
She realized that she can make a big difference in teaching beginners things that others may assume they already know.
Miraz didn't like some of the formatting on her blog and started exploring with ways to make changes. From there, she started experimenting and learning. "Scratching her own itch" got her started.
They should go to the "Archive" section and explore from there.
As one works through the tutorials, content from oldest to newest tends to get a bit harder.
Going with the basic micro.blog themes and writing nothing out of the parameters of what the site supports is a good place to begin. Worry about styling later. The important thing is to get the content out there initially.
Yes! They are not intended to be seen for people viewing your webpage. For example, one can make a note if using HTML from someone else's site to remember where the information was found if there are issues, etc.
There is a "Contact Me" page with her email address and she is also available on Slack.