Blogiversary Time Again!

Part 1 of the saga here and part 2 here. Once again, it was that time of the year where Aria became introspective about blog stats the yearly record within the spellbook. (Admittedly, this time she'd almost forgotten about the blogiversary when the past few times were a big deal - the biggest priorities, from... Continue Reading →

#Controversed Week 2

See Moya's list of prompts here and week 1 here. I'm not doing all the prompts this time. This post is rather large, even without addressing all the prompts... Nobody is (or should be) objective, but how biased do you think you are? What are some biases in your writing, and how do you try... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (Aug. ’20 ed.)

Other People's Reads It wouldn't be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people's archives on a regular basis, these may not even be from the right time period... WordPress Reader — The Double-Edged Sword by Renard Moreau - A rookie mistake on blogging platforms is tag spamming. Blogging is an endeavour that requires... Continue Reading →

Why I Blog For Myself

It's that question again: who do we blog for? Meta note: This was, for the most part, written about this time last year (for readers in the future, "this time last year" means about July 2019). Therefore, some of the things I say in it may be out of date already, especially with people coming... Continue Reading →

Behind the Visuals

Inspired by K's Space is the Place posts. It probably takes me about as long as it takes to write a post as it does to make one of these visuals, which is why I'm not consistently making them, because I get picky about transparency, artifacting and the like. That said, it's still fun to... Continue Reading →

Balancing Blogging with Daily Life

Scott's comment on this 100 Word Anime post made me want to put my own take on things into words. Sometimes I write a post from scratch into the WordPress editor and sometimes I'll have a pre-existing idea ready to go, but I like to have 3 paragraphs' worth of ideas to elaborate on (hence... Continue Reading →

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