20 Days of Blogging: Why you decided to start a blog

Back roughly in sequence, this is day 2 of Saga’s 20 days of Blogging.

Day 01 – Introduce yourself
Day 02 – Why you decided to start a blog
Day 03 – Your first day playing WoW
Day 04 – Your best WoW memory
Day 05 – Favourite item(s) in game
Day 06 – Your workplace/desk (photo and/or description)
Day 07 – The reason behind your blog’s name
Day 08 – 10 things we don’t know about you
Day 09 – Your first blog post
Day 10 – Blog/Website favourites
Day 11 – Bad habits and flaws
Day 12 – A usual day in your life/online time
Day 13 – People (players/bloggers) that you admire
Day 14 – This upsets you
Day 15 – Your desktop background (on your computer) and why you chose it
Day 16 – Things you miss (post Cataclysm)
Day 17 – Your favourite spot (in game or outside it)
Day 18 – Your favourite outfit
Day 19 – In your bags/bank
Day 20 – If this was your last day playing WoW, what would you do?

Why did I start blogging?

Well I’ve always been a screenshot addict, filling folder after folder and I’ve always been avid reader of other blogs, both WoW related and otherwise. At first my intention was to keep a private on-line diary about my experiences playing WoW, just a repository of the stuff I was interested in along with somewhere to store my pictures. At the time I was in a guild with Seph and when she started blogging, I decided to give it a go too. For the first year or so, I  kept quiet, making sure that if I commented on anyone else’s blog, I didn’t use a link so that no one could track down my random musings. Then when I returned to raiding full time with my old guild, I decided to transfer my blog from Blogger to WordPress and “go public” so to speak. I finally got around to signing up with Blog Azeroth and posting actual comments as Erinys rather than some anonymous lurker.

Ultimately though, I blog because I love to write. I enjoy sharing bits and pieces of my life, both in-game and out with the wonderful people I’ve met through blogging and can’t imagine not doing it anymore.

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There is just something about hanging out my verbal linen which appeals to me.

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5 Responses

  1. I for one am ever grateful that you do write; it’s a challenging, risky and vulnerable act, and you do so with aplomb.

    • <3 Thanks. Although possibly because I (fingers crossed) know that no one who knows me personally (other than my long suffering husband) reads it, I don't find it risky or challenging. I am however still waiting for the first person tell me I suck.

  2. I’m glad you did, I for two enjoy reading your verbal linen very much!

    • Ty! I think everyone needs a space to hang out their verbal linens, complete with written version of dodgy pink underwear and t-shirts with dubious slogans on them.

  3. […] 01 – Introduce yourself Day 02 – Why you decided to start a blog Day 03 – Your first day playing WoW Day 04 – Your best WoW memory Day 05 – Favourite item(s) […]

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