• Challenge,  Fun Stuff,  On Writing

    Blog 3,650 In A Row…

    Without a Miss!!! That’s right, I have had a blog up here of one type or another every day for ten straight years, as of today, August 1st. No computer crash (three or four), no power outage (dozens and dozens), no sickness (one night in a hospital), and no moves (3 major moves) caused me to miss a day in ten straight years. That is flat pure luck. And a lot of help from Kris who nightly asks me if I have my blog done. Thank you! During the ten years blogging, I wrote eight or nine non-fiction writing books here as a chapter per blog post, plus started three…

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    Close Call…

    My Blog Streak Almost Got Broken… 40 days from 10 straight years of blogging every day and it almost got broken last night. Luckily, I did that blog and posted it early in the evening, like I am doing this one. Because sometime later in the night, the horrid server that I pay far too much money every year for their (lack of) services, decided without warning to completely update all kinds of things. And the sign on my site said “Out of Service” and they left it at that. In essence, their updates just broke about everything. I was asleep when the fine folks at WMG Publishing discovered this…