Keeping up with the Comments

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In my opinion, I subscribe to the best of the best of blogs. Not only do the writers entertain me with their posts, but they attract the best of the best of commenter[s].  Kim, the G is silent, a fellow blogger, shares my sentiment in a comment she left on Blurt’s “Irony, With Mustard and Kraut” stating, “I need to stop reading all the comments before commenting on my own. With each comment I feel my funny slip-sliding away. Bastards.”

I agree with Kim. One has to be quick to leave a comment on the best of the best of the blogs or risk being overshadowed by another best of the best of commeter[s]. Moreover, I admit I’m competitive, and I admit I think I am funny looking. Funny thing about blogs, you realize A.) you’re not the only writer in the world, and B.) you’re not the funniest looking person in the world.

There was a time when talent was hard to fine, seemingly rare. For one to get noticed/discovered one needed to be in the right place at the right time. Nowadays, one just needs to audition for one of the many ‘talent’ driven television shows: American Idol, America’s Got Talent, So You Think You can Dance, The Voice, etc. Or, one just needs to upload a video to YouTube and promote the heck out of the video until it is viral. Nowadays, everyone is talented. Bummer. Continue reading

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Instant Publishing: Friend or Foe

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Before I begin, raise your hand if you initially read the title as, “Instant Pudding”. I’m the writer of this post, yet every time I accessed the draft, I read the title as “pudding” instead of publishing. My apologies as I digress – right out of the gate.

Recently, The Good Greatsby (GG) left a comment about my post, There is no point, just a turkey:  “Writing a post every day has been good in giving me a schedule and has helped me develop better writing habits, but I definitely wish I had more time to let my writing ‘breathe’. Once it’s on the screen it seems much more likely to be locked moving in a certain direction, but while it’s in my mind it keep evolving and evolving.” Continue reading