The End of a Good Run

by | May 2, 2022 | Articles | 0 comments

I’ve had a pretty good run the last five or six weeks: last week’s blog post, entitled What Books Cost Their Authors: A Tale of Blood, Sweat & Tears, had the best “headline quality score” I’ve ever attained (yes, I run my headlines through an analyzer for SEO, to make sure I get both impressions and engagement). In the weeks before that, I managed to eke out a post every Monday, with topics ranging from argumentative internet knuckleheads to getting back on track with a WIP.

And then there’s today.

I am behind the proverbial eight-ball: having spent hours cranking out an article for a big client, I’ve got to get going on another project for another client. It’s not like you really need to know this stuff, but I’ve been working all day, except for meal breaks, and haven’t even caught time for a shower or shave yet. 

Gross! (Don’t worry: I’m home alone).

 

For My Subscribers

I shouldn’t feel bad about any of this—after all, better to have a lot of work than not enough—but I’ve recently had conversations with a couple of subscribers, including a “how-do-I-subscribe-to-your-blog” conversation. I even had the site revamped with a nice handy Subscribe button right on the ol’ blog page. All you have to do is enter your email, click away, and that should do it. (Fingers crossed.)

And then there’s today.

All I can say is, I’m sorry. I know you’re not paying me for these posts, but still…based on past performance, you could expect better from me on a Monday.

Well, there’s always next week. But it was a pretty good run, no?

Okay, I’ve got to go jump in the shower. As always, thanks for stopping by. See ya!

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