It’s Official: #MeToo Is the Social Movement of the Year – Is This the End of Consequences For Speaking Up?

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It was just a hashtag at first: that often-ridiculed, inconsequential social media frippery that disappears as fast as the Technorati moves onto its next storm in a teacup. When it comes to sexuality, it seems that women, like children, are expected to be seen, not heard. However, as the recent #MeToo campaign on Facebook, Instagram, […]

Beyond O: The Mystery Inside The Darkness

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“Beyond O is a journey unlike any other that I have experienced within a book…it’s a refreshing change in memoir.”   ~ Lisa, Australia “Like Betsy’s first book Autobiography of an Orgasm, I finished Beyond O in a day.  I just couldn’t get enough! With her typical wit, “brutiful” honesty and vulnerability I felt like I […]

Advice From An Expert (Your O)

Advice From An Expert (Your O)

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Me too. Those were the words that I heard over and over again from women who read my book, Autobiography of an Orgasm. The book is about the five years I researched orgasm as a way to heal. Me too. I was molested as a child and was too scared to tell anyone. Me too. […]

I’m Packing for Summer Camp. Wanna Join Me?

I’m Packing for Summer Camp. Wanna Join Me?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

I didn’t go to camp as a kid. When I became a mother, summer camp was suddenly a big deal once my kids were pre-teens. When he was ten, my son Willie went to camp for a week and stayed two months. When I asked him why he decided to stay, he said “Because of […]

Master Your Memoir Summer Writing Intensive

Master Your Memoir Summer Writing Intensive

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Retreats | No Comments

Do you have a book you’ve been thinking about starting or a manuscript you want to polish? Join published authors Jo Carnegie and Betsy Blankenbaker for a Writing Intensive this summer in France.

Always Stay True to Yourself

Always Stay True to Yourself

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

My friend, Qoya creator, writer and luminary Rochelle Schieck turned 36 on June 11th. Recently I asked her, if she could go back in time what she would want to whisper to her 18 year old self?