Why hello there. How do I start these things, again? Ahem. I would like to talk to you about blogging and relationships. As you may or may not know, in my youth, I was a regular blogger. (And by "in my youth" I mean about 3 years ago, and by "regular" I mean on-the-regular as… Continue reading Did my relationship replace my blog?? (and P.S. I got engaged!)
Hey, blog. I'm taking a break. I'm sorry. Not to you, readers. But to you, blog. Readers - I know I don't need to apologize to you, because you are wonderful, accepting people who understand that we blog for ourselves and shouldn't put pressure on ourselves to "please readers." But, blog, you're gonna gather some dust,… Continue reading A break
Oh hi blog. It's been a minute. This post is gonna be just plain ranty and about nothing much in particular. Have a popcorn. I haven't been on the blogosphere for a while, which is something I've noted in just about every post for the past few months. I've still managed to put up 5… Continue reading What’s happened to my blog?
I love you! Just wanted you to know. I love blogging just for blogging, but the people who read and like and comment and who I read and like and comment on have made it 3089287409 times better, so thank you! I love you! There's too many of you to name by name, but you know… Continue reading Quick update and, oh yeah, I love you!
So a loooooooooooooooooooong time ago, Zezee awarded me with a Blogger Appreciation Award! Thank you so much! I've been slacking MAJORLY on awards and tags, so here's one out of the long over-due drafts. I love this one because there are literally no rules except to give shout-outs to your favorite bloggers! So Imma do… Continue reading Blogger Appreciation Award
Hey! How's it going? Today, let's discuss what it's like blogging in different contexts! Fun! I have lots of experience blogging in different contexts, and I haven't taken the time to sit down and think about how those contexts have shaped me as a writer. So bear with me as this post (like most of… Continue reading On blogging for different audiences
Happy 2017, ya'll! It's time for a yearly wrap-up! 2016 was a successful year for me both in terms of reading and in terms of blogging. I also made a big personal life change in 2016. And now I'm gonna talk about all of it! Here's my figures and facts now that 2016 is in… Continue reading 2016 in the books
Guys, I'm so over blogging right now that I literally did my HOMEWORK before by blog post today. That's how over NaBloPoMo I am. I don't remember ever feeling this way last year during NaBloPoMo, but I have officially reached the breaking point. I am proud that there are only a few days left and… Continue reading It’s day 27 and I’ve reverted to stream of consciousness (and reading updates)
Guys, I'm tired. It's the 21st of November, which means after this post, I have 9 posts left in NaBloPoMo. I can't decide whether that feels like a lot or not, but what I do know is that I'm tired. I want to talk about quality vs. quantity in blogging, which I have been planning… Continue reading On blogging: quality vs. quantity
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet -William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet" (II, ii, 1-2) Bonjour! My name is Emily! And my blog is called Rose Read! (My name is not Rose and my blog is not called Rose Reads.) I'm gonna go ahead… Continue reading What’s in a (blog) name?