Tag: Blogging 201

20/20 Hines Sight about Superhot Ophthalmologist and Washington, D.C.

In Blogging 201, a WordPress course I took part in, we got homework to reach out and got ourselves a blogging buddy. I published a timid call for action in this mock-advertisement and (surprise!) I got an answer! The versatile blogger behind 20/20 Hines Sight took pity on me (aww!) and agreed to be my

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Blogging 201: And They Blogged Happily Ever After

It’s the last day of Blogging 201! Where did all the days go? I demand equal learning opportunity, give me my course back! *stomps foot and waits* *still waits* While I’m waiting, I can very well dive in today’s task. The instructions say to organise a blogging event or attend a blogging conference. Well, how

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Blogging 201: On Space Suits and Monetisation

Today’s task on Blogging 201 is to put on our SEO suit. Suit what? Is it something like an anti-radiation suit? And should I bring a gas mask too? (I’m good with gas masks, I’ve had gas mask drills since kindergarten, so I handle gas masks like a piece of cake. – And no, I

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Blogging 201: Thou Who Workest Online

Today’s task on Blogging 201 challenge is three-in-one: leave five comments, build a blogroll and publish a comment policy. (Anything else? Are you trying to overwork us, WordPress? It’s not like I’m blogging for wages, right?) The five comments are done with easily: I comment daily, and occasionally a swift exchange of comments turns into

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Blogging 201: Only Connect

The title of this post is an allusion to E. M. Forster’s Howards End, a fine but tame novel that reads as late Victorian rather than early twentieth-century. The novel has no relation to the blogging challenge whatsoever, but as a literary professional, I’m a prey to random quotes popping up in my head and spilling

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Blogging 201: My Eclectic Sardonics Present and Past

The Blogging 201 people read my mind. Or else I read theirs. The task for day six is again one of those that I’ve been to and done before. I’m still undecided if I’m a blogging prodigy or if the powers that be are confusing the advanced 201 course with the basic 101 course. (Please tell

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