In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: Seat Guru
You get to plan a dinner party for 4-8 of your favorite writers/artists/musicians/other notable figures, whether dead or alive. Who do you seat next to whom in order to inspire the most fun evening?
This is cheating, perhaps. This daily prompt reminded me of a quote variously attributed to a Mr Bernard Baruch, or more recently to Dr Seuss.
One day, at a luncheon in the Government House, a lady prominent in society was vexed to discover that she had been seated at the end of the table, instead of next to the host.
This was, of course, a great blow to her prestige. At the end of the meal, she approached Sir Mark and said rather tartly: Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: Key Takeaway
Give your newer sisters and brothers-in-WordPress one piece of advice based on your experiences blogging.
If you’re a new blogger, what’s one question you’d like to ask other bloggers?
Ask yourself why. Why are you blogging, and who for.
And be honest. If it is for fun, to share your life stories, your passions, or simply because you wish to try it. That’s fine. There are only right answers here. You may have a definite goal, you may not. Either can work. In my view, goals are for work, (and perhaps not even there, though that argument belongs on another blog altogether).
The key for me is for you to be aware of why you are writing: then go for it. Play, experiment, have fun. Only you need know why you are writing, and only you will know whether you are being successful. Continue reading