In regards to my writing group’s blog challenge, I’m rather curious about everyone else’s blog, but I’m holding off on taking a look for now. I wish to set my own tone without being unduly influenced by other work. No worries about too little or too much, too personal or too glib. Furthermore, I’m too easily intimidated by the prowess of other’s superior talent. Why further pollute the Internet with my blather when someone infinitelly more articulate can convey a similar viewpoint much more effectively?
I’m good at glib. My best writing consists of pithy smartass comments on Facebook posts. In my mind’s eye, my alter-ego would have a job writing advertising quips, or punch-lines for talk show hosts. All the while, scuffling along with a ragtag effort at the great american novel. Instead of an uneven stack of typwritten pages in the bottom desk drawer, a few scattered flash drives at the back of the junk drawer. Watch out for those fridge magnets!