Some time ago, I was invited to do a readers' survey that was supposed to take just a few minutes and turned out to be 52 questions long! I immediately lost interest, and thought to myself, if I ever do a readers' survey, I'll make it short and won't ask unnecessarily nosy questions like how … Continue reading 5 Ways You Can Make This Website Even Better
Have you ever thought of writing as an act of faith? It takes faith: To have an idea and start putting it into words even before you understand all that it means; To keep on writing without knowing if any of it will ever make sense to anyone else; To spend hours alone at your desk … Continue reading Writing and Other Acts of Faith
Five weeks ago, I posted Why Writers Should Stop Blogging, and decided to take my own advice by cutting back on blogging from three times a week to just once or twice. Just as I had hoped, this more flexible approach to blogging has felt freeing, and I've been able to use some of the extra time for other writing and starting my newest project on creativity.
Because writers should be writing. And because in many cases, blogging isn't writing. Or at least it's not the kind of sustained writing that I'm looking for at this point.
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When a friend told me that her blog had crashed, and she was getting it restored, I went to her site and this is what I found. . . . Do you back up your blog, and how?
Most views in a single day, most unusual search term, most comments, most books reviewed, and the biggest highlight of all.
First of all, a confession in case you don't already know, I am not the most high tech person in the world, quite happily and deliberately so. But I am now a very happy Nexus 7 user, with just a couple of misadventures. Here's what happened....