Wednesday, December 10, 2008

On Page 13

I am still figuring out the difference between blogs and columns.

Do I write a blog, and turn it into a column? After I've heavily edited and rewritten a column, do I then kill the first-draft blog version posted here (which more or less happens in real time), and replace it with the print version? And don't EVEN get me started on micro-blogging (most of which appears to the left here and can be followed on twitter).

I don't know.

I suspect I'll find out all the answers when I get around to reading the Huffington Post Guide to Blogging -- but I can't see braving the Joseph Beth crowds this time of year... and I hate to order it from Amazon because I prefer to buy locally.

It's a dilemma.

This week, I took the Big Raccoon blog, and worked it into a column.

For now, the blog is where the more or less real-time postings go... Bear with me. There's another book waitin' for you (and me) a year or so down the road.

1 comment:

  1. Let me know if you get the blog/column thing worked out. I have been fighting with it for several years now. Blogging and writing are not the same thing. I know that much. But for me all writing is writing. I can't seem to get past that. I think I am going to start doing music podcasts instead.