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Lena Kovadlo (lovebuglena)

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Lena Kovadlo is a poet, songwriter, writer, and author with ten books under her belt: Pieces of Me, Soundtrack of My Life: Volume 1, Soundtrack of My Life: Volume 2, Diary of a Crush, Treasure, Melodies of the Heart, A Crimson Tide, The Secret Life of Ashley Miles (a novel), An Unforgettble Journey, and Reflections of the Heart.

She is also the editor of two poetry anthologies Voices of the World - a poetry anthology and Whispers in the Wind.

Lena loves to cook and share her culinary creations with the world. Check out her culinary blog at:
http://lenasculinarydelights.blogspot.com/p/about.html

Some of the topics that Lena writes about on HubPages include food/recipes/cooking, books/authors, entertainment/celebrities, writing, poetry, health, music, travel, languages/learning, technology, and beauty...

Lena currently lives in Staten Island, New York but is originally from Minsk, Belarus.

She is passionate about writing, singing, dancing, and cooking. She is a creative individual and loves the creative arts and bringing new ideas to life. She enjoys reading, going to concerts, watching movies, music, traveling, site-seeing, hiking, sports and more.

Please check out her website: http://lovebuglena.webs.com

Direct storefront for Lena's books:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/lenakovadlo

Writing is Lena's calling and she is thrilled to share it with the world!

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        Links in comments

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        Amazon product links

        3 months ago

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        Changing my last name...

        4 months ago

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        Ads disabled on my latest hub

        15 months ago

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        HubPages App not working on my iphone

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        A Hub No Longer Editors Choice

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        Hub Stolen, DMCA filed, Content Hasn't Been Removed...

        2 years ago

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        Hubs Unfeatured Due to Engagement - Why?

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        Recipe Hub Stolen and Published On Another Site

        2 years ago

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        Google Analytics account upgrade

        2 years ago

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        Copied content rechecked every 30-60 days

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        My Hub Was Stolen

        3 years ago

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        HP Amazon Program Earnings

        3 years ago

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        Including external link to Bubblews in my posts...

        3 years ago

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        How Do I Create TOC within a hub?

        3 years ago

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      • Highlighting Editor's Choice Hubs
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        Highlighting Editor's Choice Hubs

        3 years ago

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        With Changes Made to Amazon Capsules Is Editing Them A Must?

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        How to Check If Hubs Have Amazon Products

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        One of my hubs selected as editor's choice

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        Captioning Hub Photos

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        Idle hubs becoming featured

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        Hub Links...

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        Hub Comments

        4 years ago

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        Idled Hubs becoming featured!!!

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        Hubber Score

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        Hub Traffic

        4 years ago

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        Featured hubs vs non-featured hubs and Google Traffic

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        How are ad earnings split on HubPages?

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      • Commenter Accolade
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        Commenter Accolade

        4 years ago

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        Tags retired from site

        4 years ago

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        Hub Comments...

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      • Can't feature some hubs in my profile
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        Can't feature some hubs in my profile

        4 years ago

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      • Justin Bieber - Never Say Never
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        6 years ago

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        What is the payment threshold for Amazon Affiliate Program?

        6 years ago

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      • I see clicks but earnings say zero
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        I see clicks but earnings say zero

        6 years ago

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      • Amazon order not showing up in my account
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        Amazon order not showing up in my account

        6 years ago

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        Poetry books ...

        6 years ago

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      • Buying Books...
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        Buying Books...

        6 years ago

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      • Increasing Hub Traffic...
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        Increasing Hub Traffic...

        6 years ago

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