That’s right folks, you might want to run. Firstly, because I’ve never blogged before (not consistently, at least) so this will most definitely be a work-in-progress as I try to find my voice. Second, I tend to filter after already saying/writing things that really should have been filtered! I will most likely edit. I think. But in case things slide through, don’t say you weren’t warned.
I have put off blogging for a very long time. My first attempts were horrid. I’m sure most first-time bloggers feel the same. We’re all excited to blog. Ready to get our voices out there, but we have no real topic to blog about. My first two tries had maybe 2-3 posts and then nadda. I gave up. Without any real direction to head in, that leaves you bored of your own blog. I also forgot what name I had given my blog. Yep, it was that important and great that I forgot my own blog. I think it was best this way. Fearing finding it someday, I try to block out the memories.
My hope here is to write some random thoughts (because I’m told I’m funniest when I’m random) and my thoughts on writing because I have absolutely no clue what I’m doing (what can be funnier than watching other people stumble along?).
Hmm, now that you know why I’m here, maybe I should give you a little about me. My name is Trisha, but I’ve been called Red since I was little, something about this mop of curly red hair I suppose. Being a redhead is a source of pride for me and I like to make sure everyone knows that I am, in fact, a natural, certifiable redhead. Yes, I am certifiable. I think it is a requirement to work retail as long as I have. And being a writer tends to lend itself better to crazy people. It was either be crazy or drink way too much. I chose the former.
I have only recently ditched the “aspiring” before my writer title. I put in the time, I deserve the title! I have mostly written screenplays and only recently delved into the novel side of things. My hope is to have this recent WIP all shiny and pretty by Spring. Am I crazy? I think not knowing that it might be crazy makes it better for me. I can’t psyche myself out as much. We shall see since I’ll write about it here! Sit back, relax, and shake your head freely as I fumble along in my happy little bubble.
Welcome to the world of blogging! Cheering you on, as I started trying the blogging myself just the beginning of December! I can’t wait to read more. 🙂
Thank you. I think we all just need to huddle…I mean stick together!
We all fumble when we start writing. The important thing is to keep those words coming, keep practicing, keep revising, and don’t give up. Besides, you’ve already got a guaranteed audience! I’ll be watching…
Aww, thanks. My worst fear is now over. I have had at least 1 person read it!
Welcome back to the water. Hope you’ll find it warm and inviting.
So far, it is very much warm and inviting. A great way to start things out.
Hi hi hi! I’ll kick you to remind you to blog now and then, if you want. I don’t mind. Really. *kick*
That was a test kick.
Why thank you! A good swift kick is always useful 🙂
Guess I better start reading that draft you sent me. What kind of crappy friend would I be if I don’t fill it with red!
This is really great Trish! I am getting to know you more already:) Blogging is an excellent release of your thoughts and can prevent you from possibly turning red or getting shell shock in public perhaps. Well maybe;)