Happy 9th Blog Birthday!

Nine years ago today, I whispered, “Hello, World!” in my first blog post. Like most milestones, in some ways it seems that I’ve been blogging forever, and in other ways it seems that I just wrote those first words. At first, I had few readers and no comments. Then for years, I had many readers … Read more

Happy Belated Blog Birthday!

I don’t pay much attention to statistics like numbers of visitors and page views to my blog. In fact, I seldom login to Google Analytics. However, I generally pay close attention to blog milestones, such as numbers of posts and comments and my blog’s birthday/anniversary/blogiversary/whatever-you-call-an-annual-blog-milestone. So I was surprised to realize my blog turned five … Read more

Happy birthday to my blog!

Twelve years and 2,160 posts ago, I sat down to write my first blog post. In that post, I said I would writing about my current projects, sharing writing and editing tips, and covering electronic publishing. While I’ve done those things, I’ve added other subjects. The word cloud in the sidebar shows that the most-used … Read more

Happy Birthday to My Blog

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If my memory is correct, I started a website about 1999 when I published my first novel. The Wayback Machine first archived my site in early 2001. But for several years, updating the site anytime I wanted to announce anything new was a major endeavor. Through the years, I used programs from Publisher to Dreamweaver … Read more