Tag: blogging

10 blogs that didn't make it

There are now officially 35,413,781,024 blogs on The Internets (I counted). Blogs on every topic imaginable by myriad world citizens, some sane, with one thing in common: they all think that they have something dazzling to impart to the non-blogging populace. It takes talent, confidence (i.e., narcissism), no small amount of luck and a ripping... Read more »

Two years a blogger - lessons learned, lessons spurned.

For two years now, Planet Michelle has been in orbit here at ChicagoNow. It’s been an interesting, fun and humbling ride.  A place where no me had gone before! First, lessons learned: Hoping to “Go viral” is the blogger’s wet-dream equivalent of hoping to win the lottery. It rarely happens and you can’t make it... Read more »

Top 10 reasons why I blog

I blog, therefore I am.  Here are 10 reasons why: 10. I’d rather write than do anything.  / Well, anything vertical. 9.  I’m not planning to run for office. / However, I love to bitch about who’s IN office.  Next to sex, baseball and fantasizing about winning the lottery, it’s the Great American Pastime. 8.... Read more »