Somewhere over there on the sidebar of this blog are some random quotes related to blogging… well actually they are quotes about writing that I have subverted for my own felonious pleasure. The full set of quotes are spit out below.
For those seeking the “how ya do it” it’s the Quotes Collection Plugin
The only thing I was fit for was to be a [blogger], and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that [blogging] didn’t require any.
There is nothing to [blogging]. All you do is sit down at a [computer] and bleed.
To produce a mighty [blog], you must choose a mighty [Wordpress] theme.
Either [blog] something worth reading or do something worth [blogging].
All the words I use in my [blog posts] can be found in the dictionary—it’s just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.
[Blogging] is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.
[Blogging] became such a process of discovery that I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say.
If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you [blog].
Anecdotes don’t make good [blog posts]. Generally I dig down underneath them so far that the [post] that finally comes out is not what people thought their anecdotes were about.
The most essential gift for a good [blogger] is a built-in, shock-proof shit detector.
I feel like I’m too busy [blogging] history to read it.
[Blog] the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
I can’t [blog] five words but that I change seven.
The role of a [blogger] is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
When I was writing pretty poor [blog posts], this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on.
[Blogging] is my time machine, takes me to the precise time and place I belong.
[Blogging] is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
Writing [blog posts] is super intimate. It’s a bit like getting naked.
I have never started a [blog post] yet whose end I knew. Writing a [post] is discovering.
[Blogging] means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.
People do not deserve to have good [blogging], they are so pleased with bad.
A [blogger] is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
Writing a [blog post] is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
We [blog] to remember our nows later.
[Blogging] is a struggle against silence.
[The Blogosphere] is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from [your blog]; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.
[Blogging] is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I [blog] for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight.
The best time for planning a [blog post] is while you’re doing the dishes.
There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t [blog].
You have to write the [blog post] that wants to be written. And if the [blog post] will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
Somewhere along the way one discovers that what one has to [blog] is not nearly as important as the [blogging] itself.
Not that the [blog post] need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
Writing a [blog] is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
If I don’t [blog] to empty my mind, I go mad.
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its [blogging].
I try to create sympathy for my [blog readers], then turn the monsters loose.
The page "On Blogging" was originally squeezed out of the bottom of an old rusted tube of toothpaste at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/on-blogging/) on August 10, 2015.