Throwback Thursday: Beyond the (Armchair BEA Agenda) Borders

Throwback Thursday: Beyond the (Armchair BEA Agenda) Borders

I’m going “beyond the borders” a bit and deviating from the 2014 Armchair BEA agenda by revisiting a post that was part of the very first Armchair BEA in 2010. I’ve edited and updated a little, but for the most part, I feel the same way now as I did then. Writing what you want to read, in your own voice The session titled “Engaging Your Readers: Take Your Writing to the Next Level” at this year’s BEA Bloggers Conference particularly interests me. I’ve been at this for over three seven years, I want to keep stretching and developing my writing muscles, and I want this to be an interesting place to visit. Along those lines, Jeanne of Necromancy Never Pays asked a pertinent question during my (third) Blogiversary in March (2010): Here’s my blogiversary question: what would you like to see more bloggers doing, and why?  I’d really like to see bloggers express more of themselves on their blogs. Unless […]

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2001: A Blogging Odyssey–Reflections and Projections After 2000 Posts

2001: A Blogging Odyssey–Reflections and Projections After 2000 Posts

It has taken 6 years and almost 7 months to accumulate 2000 posts on The 3 R’s Blog, but it happened yesterday. Post number 2001 seems like a good place to pause and consider how I got here, and where to go now that I am here. The last time I reviewed blog stats was the end of 2011 (I only looked at reading stats in 2012). I think this is a good occasion to revisit them, with a little bit of context from each year of the blog’s life. Care to come along? 2007: 332 posts for the year Top 5 Pageviews in 2007 (*=all-time Top 10 pageviews) The “responsible” child (?)–a parental perspective Book Talk: THE MEMORY KEEPER’S DAUGHTER The American vacation: an endangered species? Factors for a successful marriage: The Pew Survey * Book Talk: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS I read a lot of posts about blog development during my […]

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