This Blogging Thing

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Guess what?!

We are super close to my one year anniversary as a blogger. I’d like to thank The Academy, the search engines, my husband -but, really, all you people with eyes and fingers who help me believe that my writing’s worthwhile.

A year seems hardly that much older, yet I feel more comfortable about the whole blogging thing than when I first started.

I’m sure you know the questions I had when first starting: What if no one reads what I write? What if no one likes me? What am I going to write about every day? Will a talent agent ask me to publish right away, or do I have to wait a few months? What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?

So, yes, I have learned the answers to these questions. The short answer to all but the last is that people will read you if you read them, and no one on this ole internet thingie gets anywhere without a lot of work.

As part of being all experienced and whatnot, I decided to create a WordPress site solely on the topic of the book I hope to one day publish: I Didn’t Want to Be a Mother. This, right here, is a self-promoting blog post to get you to check it out sometime.

….I’d better go write some more entries over there.

Until then; thanks again, and keep reading!

9 thoughts on “This Blogging Thing

  1. stevestillstanding May 30, 2018 / 3:44 pm

    Congrats on almost a year, Chelsea ! Keep up the hard work. It’s all gonna pay off (as another struggling writer, I can appreciate what you’re going through!) 🙂

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  2. Bladud Fleas June 1, 2018 / 8:49 am

    Very well done on a year!
    I do know those questions though, strange as it might seem now, I never had them myself. Naive. When someone dropped me the first very comment it was a Who are you and who let you in? moment. 😀

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    • Chelsea Owens June 1, 2018 / 9:11 am

      😀 True, I had that, too.
      I think the questions of glorious stardom came, in part, because of the unexpected attention.

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  3. Revenge of Eve June 3, 2018 / 11:32 pm

    Yay for the new blog!! Congrats girl! Making moves 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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