[An unedited version of this was published at my ridiculous Tumblr earlier today]
Today is October 1. A month ago I essayed a project/challenge called #30posts, wherein I tried to write a blog post a day throughout the month of September. The results were interesting.
As a writer, and a person, I feel pretty happy with it. Writing every day (I actually missed a few days — hey, 27/30 ain’t bad, is it?) made me more attuned to my actual work as a writer, and, moreover, put me more in tune with my life as, well, me.
The internet is an interesting, weird, endless place. My work is one one-trillionth of a percentage point of what’s on there, and so what I put on there isn’t actually important or immense. What I found important, however, was that one month and thousands of views later, I feel closer to a lot of people in my life. Read the rest of this entry »