Here's the thing: I blog on my own time. This isn't work connected at all. So I do this before and after work, and I have other things that I do (oh, you know, life, plus some training and workshop gigs and writing for other sites and print journals and the like.)
So that's my pitiful excuse for why I am never as good as say, Kelly at Big A little a when it comes to updating my links and letting people know I updated my links.
How I update: I see who links to me (from statcounter, Google, technorati); I see who leaves comments; I sometimes get an email. If you think I have
deliberately ommitted you, absolutely not. It's just a mistake, and I apologize. I thought I added you and didn't. So, just remind me in the comments (or if you prefer, an email to lizzy.burns @ gmail.com, remove the spaces) if you are a kid lit blogger and are not in my sidebar.
If it looks like a blog hasn't been updated in, say, six months (and I don't know the blogger personally), I will probably remove the link.
OK, that explanation given, what I have decided to do, knowing I will never be Kelly-like in my updating and sharing, is to go thru and highlight a blog a day. (Ha ha ha ha ha .... anyone taking any bets on that? More like a few blogs a week.)
Blog of the Day: Arthur Slade: Writing for Young Adults
About the Blogger: Art Slade is the author of Dust, one of my favorite books, ever. He writes books for kids and teens; and he's a member of the adbooks discussion group.
About the Blog: A combination of posts and podcasts; Slade blogs about his writing and life in general.
Also known as A Chair, A Fireplace, & A Tea Cozy. Or just Tea Cozy. Talking about books, TV shows, movies.
Sunday, January 28, 2007
Blog Of the Day: Arthur Slade
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Audacity by Melanie Crowder . Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group . 2015. Reviewed from ARC. The Plot : 1903, Russi...
In which I say why princesses aren't evil role models and cry about the Slate article about how programming parents are scared of dolls ...
Love this idea of BLOG OF THE DAY! Even if you don't do one every day, I love to find new blogs. Can't wait to see what you share;-)
It's so hard to keep up, isn't it, Liz?
A blog a day is an awesome idea.
Whoa! My blog is the blog of the day! I better blog something intelligent and interesting immediately!
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