a blog is like a book

I've often heard of a blog being somebody's diary (and often thought it myself), but really, a blog is also like a book.

Every single post I make on here, and every single post that you make on your blog, is just another chapter of the story that makes up our lives. Every little comment is a little note in the margin that tracks what we were thinking and feeling when we read it. Every label is a little bookmark that brings us back, again and again, to that same spot. The header of every blog is the book cover, drawing a reader in. The number of followers is the number of readers. Sometimes people just haven't found the book yet. But they will. As you make changes to your blog--change the design, the name, sometimes even the purpose--a new book has begun, rather like a series. And every single part is special and unique in its own special way.

Every single blog is a book. What kind of a book is your blog? Is it a fantasy book? A short story book? Maybe a book of poems? A book that's written like the diary of a girl? What kind of book is your blog? My blog? I don't know. Maybe a kind of random book that chronicles the crazy adventures of a girl who doesn't want anybody else in her new town to know her name. Who knows. I suppose it's the adventures of a slightly sarcastic girl, too. (well, I mean, I guess I'm more then slightly sarcastic)

What kind of book is your blog?

And what does your book say about you?

8 comments:

  1. Can I just say that I absolutely adore your blog layout? And the left hand text next to photos posts, love it!

    I'm in the same boat as you, I don't really know what kind of book my blog is. Personally impersonal; a collection of opinions I suppose.

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    1. Aww, thanks:)

      Yeah:) That's a good way of putting it. ;)

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  2. I love that idea! My blog is probably like a book about my life, not really my personal life, but the life I let others see.
    For a long time I've liked to think of life as a book that God is writing, everything that happens ahs a purpose to it and it will all tie into his plan. Even when I'm just doing stuff in my day-to-day life I like to think of how it would be written out in a book. It's kinda fun!

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  3. I so agree with this. I really hate it when I read or hear people belittling the blogging world, because it really can be a great tool to chronicle out lives and learn and grow. It has for me anyway. As to what kind of book mine is; I'm not sure. I thinks it's mostly a personal space where I know I can feel free to talk or share about anything that I'm thinking about; so I suppose it's my internet-appropriate diary. ;)

    ~Jamie

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  4. thank you for this post! now it makes me think what my blog would be, and i guess mine is just from the heart.

    p.s. love, love, love your blog!

    xx.
    rachel
    www.theconfessionsofadaydreamer.blogspot.com

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    1. You're welcome!! :)

      Thanks so much!! :)

      Loved yours, too, and followed:)

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