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Do you know what I miss?

I miss not blogging.

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What I mean by that is that I miss the sense of possibility and expectancy and wonder that I felt when I was first studying up on blogging, back before I launched the Ominous Comma.

In those days I was reading lots of books on writing, and lots of blogs trying to figure things out.

I read Steve Pavlina because he was talking about making a living following your passion, and I read The Sneeze and Defective Yeti because they were the only funny blogs I could find at the time.

But once I launched, I discovered is that blogging is a lot of work. Consistently writing your best humor is even harder.

Over the last year and a half, discipline has replaced excitement and my sense of wonder his given way to a constant, annoying awareness of traffic and ranks and stats.

So I’m taking a break.

Looking back, I see that my whole life has been a constant process of self reinvention, with the last two stages being DangerCouch and The Ominous Comma.

But I’m not quitting, not by a long shot.

I’m plotting, I’m hoping.

I’m dreaming.

Be back soon


P.S. Here are a few pieces that I am especially proud of, check them out if you like.

A Short Conversations with God

The Importance of Avoiding Hubris

Writing Prompts for the Not So Prompt

Hormone Poisoning

Fashion Week

Hidden Dangers Of Spam

(If you would like to be informed when I return, I would only too happy to do that either by email or in a feedreader.)