IT: Technology, Language, and Culture

Blogger Buzz: Best Blogging Advice

The official Twitter for Google’s Blogger, @Blogger asked:

What’s the best blogging advice you’ve ever received?

I answered, and they posted.

I also sent a tweet about the absolutely brilliant post on blogging and conversation by Patrick Nielsen Hayden.

Effective blogging is a combination of good personal writing and smart party hosting. A good blog post can be a sentence long, or three pages long; what matters is that it encourages further conversation.

And, not to be overlooked:

Talk to the rest of us like we’re human beings at an interesting social event. If you feel like you’re up at a lectern on a big stage, reconsider. Tor.com aspires to be a room party, not Carnegie Hall. Circulate and talk.

Go read the whole post.