How to Be a Professional Blogger: Podcast Ep 211

On today’s show, we talk about how to become a professional blogger because Nicola’s sister Sarah has plans to do that and I always have half a mind to go that route too. Imagine being paid to blog! How wonderful would that be? I’d love it and so would Sarah, but are we up for all that’s involved? I think I (but not Sarah) would fall at the tech hurdle; I’ve already published 1450 blog posts but I cannot be bothered most of the time with Nicola’s best tips, or not all of them at least: “Each of your post […]

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Isn’t It Ironic?

Remember that song by Alanis Morissette?  The old joke is that none of her examples were irony at all, just coincidence. And perhaps it’s just coincidence too that since joining a writing class I’ve stopped doing my own very favourite sort of writing, blogging here every day. In my defence, there are two great reasons for this. A pre-requisite for the course was that we found an extra hour or two in the writer’s chair every day, seven days a week. How else are you going to call yourself a writer? How else are you going to get the practice […]

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