I like finding and reading new blogs. I like the freshness of them, the untainted-ness of the author’s opinions and perceptions about life and their role as speaker to an audience of strangers.
I’ve been blogging for two years. Two whole years.
In the course of two years, I’ve made friends, talked about things from sagging breasts to writing, and I’ve found my voice, my writing voice. I wouldn’t say that I’ve been changed through blogging, but I will say that I’ve become more of myself through blogging.
I’ve become more confident in my words, in my parenting abilities, and my desire to write…no, on that last one, I meant to say my passion as a writer.
I’ve chosen my words more carefully now, for better and sometimes for worse. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again– I think when you’ve written for a longer amount of time online, you begin thinking too much, you worry too much, you’re too intentional.
I like this blog because I feel new here. I like that writing here reminds me or takes me back to where I’d like to go with my writing.
How do you stay connected to your true self online? How do you stay fresh as a writer?