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Blogging Insights — New Format # 7

This week , I am breaking the mould completely and not posting something about blogging or writing. ” Did you know that 1980 and 2021 are as far apart as 1980 and 1939 ? “ I found the above quote on WhatsApp and don’t know what source to credit. Anyone with slightly greater mental math skills than mine would know this already. Those of us … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 7

Blogging Insights — New Format # 4

Dear friends, it is time Blogging Insights got a makeover. I am abandoning the Q & A format. In the new format I will post a quote about blogging or writing and ask you to express your opinion about it. Today’s quote: “Twitter is like a calling card. Facebook is like a phone call. Blogging is like a full-fledged conversation!” What do you think? Image … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 4

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Blogging Insights — Editing

TODAY’S QUESTIONS Do you edit your work before posting it? Apart from correcting typos and spellings , how much (if any) of a post do you change before you send it out in the world? Do you think that re-drafting a piece can “rob” it of its spontaneity? MY ANSWERS Do you edit your work before posting it? Hardly ever. I just do a quick … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Editing

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Blogging Insights — Level of Commitment

TODAY’S QUESTIONS How committed are you to your blog? What part,if any,do other bloggers play in your level of commitment? MY ANSWERS How committed are you to your blog? To be honest , my level of commitment keeps varying. When I first launched my blog, I was very committed. Although I posted only once a week in those early days, I spent a lot of … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Level of Commitment

Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

I was going to call today’s episode Book Inspo but soon remembered that many of you now read on electronic devices. This is the fourth and final part of the inspiration series. TODAY’S QUESTION Does what you read influence or inspire what you write? MY ANSWER I like to think that whatever I write is inspired by or is based on all that I have … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

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Blogging Insights — Unusual Inspo

TODAY’S QUESTION What are some unusual or out of the way sources of inspiration that get you writing? MY ANSWER I want to see how other people play it, but my take on this question is sources of inspiration that I would not have expected. Waiting in the dentist’s or doctor’s office or at the bank etc are rather boring activities where I would expect … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Unusual Inspo

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Blogging Insights — Blogosphere Inspo

TODAY ‘S QUESTION Is the blogosphere a source of writing inspiration for you? How? MY ANSWER The blogosphere is a great source of writing inspiration for me : WordPress Reader The reader exposes me to lots of new facts and ideas. Sometimes just scrolling through it can give me new ideas. Blogger Friends I have made many good friends in the blogging world. I interact … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Blogosphere Inspo

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Blogging Insights — Year of the Pandemic

TODAY’S QUESTION How do you think this pandemic year has been for blogging in general and your blog in particular? MY ANSWER It has been a little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in March 2020. The lockdowns and social distancing and the disease and fatalities that followed changed the world forever. My blog was a lifeline during this time. In … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Year of the Pandemic