Some thoughts on blogging and the blog-o-sphere

Having converted my old blog to a self hosted one, I've had the opportunity to play with a lot of tools that aren't available to the "dot COM" version of wordpress. Think of '.com' as a walled garden, protecting and corralling it's users into "approved only" stuff. I'll be honest, there are times I really…

The Mechanics of writing (a bit of a rant)

It has been awhile since I blog posted...I've mostly doing real life stuff without a lot of "new bloggy" stuff to blabber about. Tarantulas and fish are doing their thing, and I've been concentrating on the writing and driving games...but...a near cataclysmic disaster at Casa du Casey's House of Writerly Luv a few days ago…