The First Thing I Ever Published Was a Pointless Blog Post

Such a great reminder of what it means to be a blogger. I remember when I started blogging, imagining that I would post every day and millions of people would see my posts.

Novelty Revisions

It was January 11, 2009.

I don’t remember how much thought or planning went into the decision (if any) to start a blog. I have a feeling it sort of just … happened.

My first blog post, as much as I can remember, was the first thing I ever published. Not long after that, I mailed myself a proof copy of my first NaNoWriMo book (which at the time was SUPER COOL), and had an essay published anonymously in a creative writing magazine.

Before that, I had never published anything. I had spent almost 10 years writing in journals, composing short stories and song lyrics, outlining book ideas. But though I had submitted a few essays here and there, I’d never really thought of online publishing as an option.

I was obviously a little late to the blogging game, and my blog definitely did not take off right away.

But…

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