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Reflections of a working writer and reader



Posts added in July 2006

Five Questions: Read by Myfanwy

1. Why do you blog? Outreach. I am an introvert by nature but I will always feel the need to reach out and inform, converse (as long as it’s not by phone), communicate. I started this particular blog several years ago to keep track of everything I’d read. I like that it’s searchable – so […]

Five Questions: Fixtion

1. Why do you blog? Meaning only exists for the living. Writing is wasted information if no one reads it – it’s ‘dead’ information. It comes alive when living beings receive it. Blogging, of course, facilitates information transfer, thereby lending meaning, positive or negative, paramount or negligible, to whatever you write. 2. Which author and/or […]

Five Questions: Collected Miscellany

1. Why do you blog? I started out blogging because I felt like I had something to say and blogging was an easy way to put it “out there.” I guess I blog now because it has been integrated into my life. Book blogging has become a hobby. I have contacts and relationships with publishers, […]

Five Questions: Grumpy Old Bookman

1. Why do you blog? Here is a copy of a piece that I wrote in May 2006 on the whys and wherefores of blogging: One post on the Arts Journal blog which caught my eye deals with the question of why people bother to create blogs anyway. And it asks a question which, for […]

Five Questions: Full Blue Moon Dementia

1. Why do you blog? I need a readily available outlet to express/expose my writing. Like my previous and current obsessions/passions (art/music) I have to write, I am driven to write – If I don’t then I am stifled, a depressed malcontent, well, more than I usually am anyway, and like music this is not […]