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Blogging Insights – New Format # 18

“Blogging is a beautiful skill to express your feelings & emotions to the right people out there.” I first launched my blog simply out of the urge to write. The part of this quote, about expressing your feelings and emotions is therefore true for me. I would however, much rather call it an expression of ideas and opinions. As for ” the right people out … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 18

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 17

Last week we discussed the definition of blogging in that we rearranged the parts of the process that make up the sum. Today let’s take the conversation a little further and talk about the diversity of blogging. ” A blog is merely a tool that lets you do anything from Change the World to Share Your Shopping List. “ I completely agree with this quote. … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 17

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 16

To blog = To share To connect To create To inspire If you were to turn the definition of blogging into a mathematical expression, it would probably look like the above quote. All of these aspects of blogging are equally important and add up to make the some total that is this awesome activity. I tried to think which of these attributes I would rank … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 16

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 15

Some bloggers have a blogging schedule and blogging strategy. They have their topics mapped out and write according to a carefully thought out plan. Others need a source of inspiration, some idea, or event that sets them typing away. Lois L’Amour, an author best known for his Western novels, believes otherwise as you can see in the quote below: “Start writing, no matter what. The … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 15

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 14

” A non writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” — Franz Kafka At first this quote seemed a bit of an exaggeration. Upon reflection, and particularly on reading that almost every blogger says some time or the other that blogging is a saver of their sanity, I became convinced. All bloggers, except maybe those who just post images, are writers. Kafka’s quote therefore applies … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 14

5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

Last Tuesday we did a post on your five most common emotions during the pandemic. Going through all your responses, the balance was predominantly negative – sadness, anger, frustration, loneliness and many similar ones. Yet we have come through the last 14 to 18 months somehow. This week I ask you to list the ways you kept those pandemic blues at bay. Here is my … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 13

“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.” — E.L. Doctorow I think this is what it means to “show and not tell”. What do you think? You can tell me what you think by leaving a reply in my comments section. Better still why not write a … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 13

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 11

Today’s quote is from celebrated author Margaret Atwood. ” Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow.” — Margaret Atwood Who do you write for? Yourself, your readers, or posterity? I would love to know. You can tell me what you think by leaving a reply in my comments section. Better … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 11