Jury Duty today. I’m expecting full Kafkaesque tedium. I won’t be blogging, but I will be taking my notebook, so perhaps something constructive will come of it.
I’m celebrating a milestone and will be largely away from my computer. But some good posts about publishing will be incomprehensible by this week. I’ve been weighing WordPress and Tablo, and I’ll have some thoughts to share.
Yesterday’s post was number 1,000. Which doesn’t mean a whole lot, but there was a moment there when I wasn’t sure that was going to happen. I started blogging, over on Blogger, in 2003. I stopped my first blog in 2007. I started again, with two blogs, in 2009. I stopped that in 2011 and … More Thoughts on Hitting my Thousandth Post
Rules are for suckers. They’re specific to a time and place, and so limited. Rules change. Principles, on the other hand… Those of you who follow this blog for some time know that I am not a big fan of “how to” guides, rules, and funny little checklists that should magically do everything for you. … More Blog For the Sake of Blogging
I spent some time farting around with HTML yesterday to get my Published Books Page to look like something other than a bullet-list with hyperlinks. My knowledge of HTML is completely basic – I know what tags are and how to close them – but it looks pretty good. I did even less to my … More Minor Page Updates
This post is worth reading in full: Viral. Defined as a piece of information that is circulated rapidly and widely from one Internet user to another. Usually it’s a video of a pet doing something silly. Usually. I have been chasing this for almost six years now. Dreaming about one of my posts going viral. … More Viruses are Bad Things. Why is “Going Viral” Good?
I will be posting something within the next few days about my current publishing plans. Right now I’m dealing with some manner of gastrointestinal distress. The long and short of it, 2018 is going to be a big year.