Nine Monthiversary!!!

Today, Nine months ago, on the 7th of March 2018 I started out on a journey. I had no idea how to blog, I had no idea if it would work out at all.

I had written ‘stuff’ for years. The odd poem, a few short stories, even a fantasy novel. All my material had languished at the bottom of drawers on in abandoned files. I hadn’t shared it with anyone.

Then in January, I was bought a present of a few Creative Writing Lessons as CityLit academy in London. This experienced opened up my mind.

It inspired me to share my work more widely.

I discovered WordPress who made it very easy for someone like me who is a bit of a technophobe, to create a blog.

Here I am Nine Months Later.

I wish to thank every one who has visited my blog, liked my posts and left me helpful and positive comments. I would not still be doing this after Nine months without YOU. THANK YOU.

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Followers: 605

Total Views: 33,184

Total Likes: 19,315

Countries who have viewed my blog the most:

  1. United States of America – 14,689
  2. India – 6,439
  3. United Kingdom – 3,341
  4. Canada – 3,032
  5. Australia – 1,021

Those are the top 5, Thank you very much. πŸ™‚Β 

Total Posts: 1030

Total Words: 329,885

I would like to thank the following bloggers who are my top 5 commenters on my blog:

That’s a bit of a close up!

I would also like to thank the following bloggers who are the most recent followers of my blog:

So thank you and welcome to my blog. I hope you continue to like what I do.

I would also like to say a huge thank you to the follower bloggers who have been following me since March. Thank you for putting up with me. πŸ™‚

I would also like to thank those people who create the various challenges that I take part in on a regular basis.

Laura M Bailey – All the Shoes I wear.

Kat Myrman – Twittering Tales

Debbie Whittam – 50 Word Thursdays

And Friday Fictioneers, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

And the Word Prompts that took over from the Daily Post

Firstly is the one that I collaborate with on, with Cyranny of Cyranny’s Cove and Dee Kelly of Thriving not Surviving. That is The Word of the Day.

This also includes Kira’s Sunday Scribbles

The Ragtag Daily Prompt

Fandango’s FOWCΒ

Sheryl’s Your daily word challenge.

And also all the wonderful challenges that Teresa, the Haunted Wordsmith does:

Well that ended up a bit longer than I thought, but I have a lot of people to thank and that was just the tip of the iceberg.

Thank YOU for reading.Β 

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43 thoughts on “Nine Monthiversary!!!”

  1. Awww..congratulations! You and I started right about the same time. I began mid Febuary I think. We’ve built such a fantastic community and I’m certainly glad you are apart of mine!

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  2. Your blog is a must read and you deserve each all of the accolades, views, likes, and comments due to your always entertaining contributions to our blogging community.

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  3. Congrats! Yours is a great blog that I love reading every day. Keep up the fabulous work! πŸ™‚

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    1. It is time consuming. And, life will get in the way. I would blog for a while and quit. Then, I would start up, again, and quit. This, by far, is my most active blogging. It helps when you are not exhausted from a soul-killing job.

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