Wandering into Blog Land . . .

Stamped Wizard Walking
Stamped images colored with colored pencils and markers.

I’ve been considering doing a creative blog for a while now. I’ve talked myself into it and out of it several times. I’ll think, “It would be a place where I could write what I want, both quick thoughts and longer explorations, without intruding on people the way that a post on Facebook or a direct email can sometimes do. People could come if they want and not come if they aren’t interested. It would be a place where people could comment and we could have a real conversation about creative topics.” Perfect right?

But then I’ll wonder, “But will it be just one more place that I have to try and lead people to visit? (Come read my magazine! Come read my eArticles! Come like my Facebook Page! Come join my Yahoo email list!)” And I’ll also think, “Will I really find something to write about regularly? And if I do, will it distract me from other writing projects?” But I’ve decided that while I’d love to have people come and read this blog, I’m not going to stress about it, so no pressure there and a little push to write regularly is actually good for the way I write. So I’ve decided to let the first voice get the upper hand and have started this blog.

A year ago, right around the time that I was shutting down VSN’s print magazine, was one time when I was considering a blog. I originally thought that I’d do a kind of “226 days of VSN” thing, where each day (or at least each day that I blogged), Continue reading Wandering into Blog Land . . .