A quick reblog today for two reasons. Firstly (and mainly) this is actually a pretty good summary of how I feel when someone reads something I write and feels that it’s good enough to check other things out. It’s really thrilling, and every click is a little nod to keep going.
Secondly… because I’ve had a big week working etc and as such I haven’t posted for a week! I’ve got a few short pieces and a book review in draft, but… I need time!
Tomorrow some Friday Fictioneers. I promise.
(And check out some more of Blondewritemore’s stuff too – she’s a funny, personable and prolific blogger:))
You start receiving ‘like’ notifications on old posts. A blog reader is busy going through your archives. This is such a magical moment for any blogger. Here are the reasons why I like it when someone is having a rummage in my archive:
1. It gives me a fluttery excited feeling. I get excited for them – the rummaging blog reader (then they leave after liking or commenting on one old post and my excitement evaporates)
2. It makes up for the lack of attention on my more recent posts.
3. It makes me get all Twitter twitchy. I want to start tweeting all my old posts, but then I stop myself as I know I could get carried away.
4. It makes me stop saying ‘everything Iwrote back then was rubbish’ - it sends amessage to my inner negative blogger voice and they get back in their…
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