A friend of mine recently read my blog for the first time. (Hi! Welcome!)
She told me, “I like it. It’s funny. You write how you talk.”
I didn’t really think much of it at the time, but later the phrase came back to me. People have said it to me before and I’d never given it much thought.
But it’s true. I do write how I talk. I think that is kind of the point.
There have been many conversations out there in the world ( I will not
say Blog-O-Sphere: I refuse) about whether blogging is actually writing. My answer: Sure it is. Unless you suck.
No, seriously – and I mean this in the nicest way possible, really – some people just should not be out there trying to blog. (I’m fully aware that I’m probably one of those people and this post is entirely hypocritical, but still…)
(God, I really really really want to go correct all that. Must resist impulse…)
Ok, so now that I have gone off on THAT tangent, let me get back to my
original point. Writing. Blogging. Bloggers tend to write how they
For me, blogging is kind of like having a conversation with the world.
Also, if you like and respect someone for their acting or singing or
whatever, you might want to think twice about reading their blog. I’m