Thursday, January 8, 2009

How'd I get talked into this?

A word of advice: never tell anyone you’re pondering starting a blog for writing practice if you’re not 200% certain you’re going to do it, or be enthusiastic about it. They’ll encourage you to death.

Especially if you’re somewhat renowned for being your demographic group’s version of a Luddite. Then the encouragement will run towards “About time you joined us here in the 21st century!”

(Long sigh)

Five copies of “Blogging for Utter Morons”? Check.

Bottle of antacids? Check.

A signed promise to myself that if I’m not into this after six months, I’ll give it up? Check and double check.

Cross fingers, perform routine percussive maintenance on computer, press “Publish Post,” and…


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