WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE AND WHAT ARE YOU NOW? – Marilyn Armstrong

#Openbloghop: What did you want to be when you grew up versus what you are today? I always wanted to be a writer though before I got the idea of writing, I wanted to be The Lone Ranger and be a horseback-riding crime fighter in the  Old West. Briefly, I though may a ballet dancer, … Continue reading WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE AND WHAT ARE YOU NOW? – Marilyn Armstrong

WILL WORK FOR PIZZA – Marilyn Armstrong

There is a rumor, perpetuated by television shows, that bloggers earn a living. By blogging. Someone in Hollywood seriously thinks people like me make money doing this. I am depressed to admit it, but not one cent have I ever made from this site -- not counting the occasional free book for review. I don't … Continue reading WILL WORK FOR PIZZA – Marilyn Armstrong

RERUNNING AND REWRITING ONE’S OWN MATERIAL – Marilyn Armstrong

I've written more than 10,205 posts. I have rewritten several dozens of these and reblogged a few more. After rewriting, most of the posts are so altered I barely recognize them. A few others I rerun because I like them. They are favorites and I like seeing them "up," so I post them when the … Continue reading RERUNNING AND REWRITING ONE’S OWN MATERIAL – Marilyn Armstrong

IN THE SPIRIT OF DOING WHAT EVERYONE ELSE IS DOING … Marilyn Armstrong

These are the top 20 posts from this past year. Ironically most of them were written in other years, much earlier. As I said in comment to Fandango, popularity does not make it a "best" post. The problem is trying to remember the names of what I think were my best posts. Some of these … Continue reading IN THE SPIRIT OF DOING WHAT EVERYONE ELSE IS DOING … Marilyn Armstrong

SO HERE’S MY DEAL – Marilyn Armstrong

I've been trying to figure out why blogging is so much more stressful now than it was a few years ago. I actually came up with an answer that seems to make sense, at least to me. As a start, I didn't feel obligated to read everyone's blogs. I read those that looked interesting and … Continue reading SO HERE’S MY DEAL – Marilyn Armstrong

LOVING WORDS AND KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #51 If people find typos or grammatical, punctuation, spelling, or usage errors in your posts, do you welcome having them pointed out to you, or do you resent it. As a blogger do you let people know about such mistakes or do you just let them go? There was a time when … Continue reading LOVING WORDS AND KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM – Marilyn Armstrong