Bob Levin's blog about blogging got me thinking about my own blog and blogging. While I dislike the noun and verb form of this word myself, both state what's going on: there is a place I put my words and a way of writing those words. I blog; I am blogging.
As I thought about what Bob said, I realized that my own need for daily blogging has passed. I've been putting down ideas here for over two years now, and the daily writing pushed me into more daily writing. The warm up was crucial as I was in need of juice, fire, and impetus to push into projects that weren't going so well--and then projects that were. The conversation with myself and then with others helped in that process. Now as I stumble back into a project that I left off a few months ago to pick up others, I realize that I likely need to focus on the task at hand. The project is internal and narrative and nonfiction, and the juice, the fire, and the impetus need to be generated from that project. It needs to start there.
My goal will be to drop back into redroom every week or so. Maybe it will be to answer the call for blogs. Maybe something will come up that I need to write about and share. But for now, I think I'm going to back off, give this whole thing a little bit of a rest. Not completely but certainly on the daily level.
This is a great place to be and write and read, and I will be back often to do all three.
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