Family and Friends

How supportive are your family (or friends) of your blog?
I am like the Rodney Dangerfield of bloggers, as I don’t get any respect.  No that is wrong, as there are some bloggers that regularly read my posts, but that was fun to write.  I think that my writing is far superior to most bloggers and I see people write crap and they get about 50 Likes on their posts, where I struggle to get 10.  Anyway, to answer the question, since I don’t have any friends and I don’t really talk with my family, I don’t get any support, but I am not expecting any.

Do they do anything to help with your blogging efforts?
My writing is a solo effort, just like my sex life.

Do they read your work and offer a critique, if so, how do you react to it?
Nobody is interested in genius and telling myself that keeps me writing every day.

Written for Blogging Insights #58 by Dr. Tanya where this week she is concerned with the support that we get from family and friends on our blogs.

24 thoughts on “Family and Friends

  1. Jim I think you are selling yourself on no friends. I realize social media friends get defined different but I like to consider you a friend on this platform. Your range of daily writing topics is impressive. I feel blessed and I think others do also to have found Song Lyric Sunday thru a social media friendship with you.

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      1. My wife sometimes reads…I don’t do facebook much at all…but I will post them on there sometimes…she will read them from there.

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  2. My husband and nephew are aware that I have set up a blog and I mention them frequently.
    Melody told me when she encouraged me to start to never worry the number of likes or compare my work to others.

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  3. I’ve been blogging for years and every time I tell someone about my blog they seemed surprised that I’d have one. I had a pretty big following for one of my blogs but restarting seems to be very humbling so far.

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