Monday, April 20, 2009

I'm a Blogger!!!

My first post. I have been staring at the computer deciding which font to go with. This seems like an important decision because once you start with a font, you've got to stick with that font. I don't want to be inconsistent. I hate New Times Roman because it reminds me of long, boring research papers. Arial was a little too childish. Verdana seems breezy but serious enough.

Verdana it is.

I also came up with a great address for my sight- hollygolightly... y'know, the Audrey Hepburn character from Breakfast at Tiffanys? I thought I was sooo clever. Of course, hollygolightly was taken... by a person NOT EVEN NAMED HOLLY! This, of course, is outrageous. And hollygoeslightly is a blog by a Holly who has never once posted anything. Not once. She's been on since 2006. She should really do the right thing and relinquish her address.

So, I recently bit the bullitt and actively started seeking freelance writing jobs, and guess what? I even got a couple. And I think I'm pretty good at it. But technical writing and editing and drafting pithy little "how to" articles breeds apathy... so I'm going to blog a bit. Maybe a lot. Because that's what writers do. They create blogs in the hopes that an agent will happen upon their site and think to themselves, good gravy! This is the writing of a bestselling author. WHERE HAS SHE BEEN ALL MY LIFE?

All ye agents who never actually look at blogs at all, I've been here, in Ra-cha-cha New York, pro-creating with my husband like we're rabbits and writing a bit on the side. And now I'm going to have a little bit of fun and write about what I want to write about, gripe about what I want to gripe apart, and write ostentatious posts because this is America and I CAN.

(You can read them if you want.)

3 comments:

cholette said...

Have fun with the blog--and hope you are feeling better!

Joyce said...

Hooray! I love Holly Goes Lightly already. I shall be an ardent follower.

Janet said...

You are amazing! How do you find the time??? I love it! Can't wait to read more!