Thursday, January 2, 2014
2. My pros and cons of Blogging list.
~The Pressure! That self inflicted pressure of posting interesting, intellectual and fun content several times a week.
~Bad Blogger Behavior. I think we all have encountered this. Books and swag snatched out of our hands. Being pushed at a con. And to top if all off, publishers and other professionals lump us all in as participating in that bad behavior. Can you blame them?
~Other drama. Oh do I really need to go into it?
~The Awesome People I've Met! I've met some of my dearest friends via blogging and I'm so thankful and blessed. I've corresponded with sweet, thoughtful people from all over the world.
~Getting to Meet Favorite Authors! I've met Robert McCammon, Charles de Lint, Joe Hill and saw Stephen King speak twice. Before I started blogging, I don't know that I would have been aware of the conventions and events that have brought me in the path of the
~The locations I've travelled to to meet said authors. New Orleans several times, Salt Lake City, Savannah...One thing I love almost as much as reading is travelling. So happy I've been able to combine the two.
~Getting to talk to people in person, on blogs and social media about books! Sure I have people in my life to talk books with, but that list is very limited. The blogging community has
~Book recommendations! Maybe this is good and bad. I've become exposed to so many more books after I started blogging. It's like information overload! I just wish I had more time to read them all.
How about you? Can you relate to any of these? What are your pros and cons of blogging?