Well here we are in March and I have managed to post 49 posts in January and February. I didn’t quite make the “PostaDay” Challenge but I feel ok that I have put in a reasonable effort.
I have really enjoyed it so far – most of the time. Sometimes I am not at all inspired and quite pleased that not many people read my posts. Other times I quite enjoy the process and wish I could share it with more people.
It has taken me a while to get comfortable with the technology but that is one of the main things that appealed to me – learning new stuff and applying it in a practical way. I am so pleased that I have finally worked out tags and categories. I can see how they can possibly make the writing more interactive.
I think people get a bit confused about subscribing to the blog – a fear of being bombarded with emails and products for sale. I don’t see that as a likelihood.
The other thing I like about it is that I am starting to see where my strengths and weaknesses are in writing and the subjects that I can cover comfortably. It is great to express what I think and feel and know that it is potentially “out there”.
Blogging gives me a sense of authenticity which is important to me. It reinforces authenticity in the balance of my life. I am saying in my blog “this is who I am” and so it gives me more courage to say that in other areas of my life too.
So, here’s to many more blogs