Sunday one liners ~ 18 18 Replies Life is a story – or a collection of them bound together with our blood, sweat, tears and laughter. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)MoreClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...
Indeed it is! In the early part of my tenuous blogging career I adopted the little used term of “biographical scrapbooking” to encompass the thoughts of your post. Most of us often write little personal anecdotes or stories regarding our lives and post them on our blogs for others to read and hopefully enjoy. But if you take all of those as a whole and put them into a book they begin to build a life story. Individually they may be enjoyable and entertaining but as a whole, they are indeed biographically speaking, priceless. 🙂
I have known a couple of people who published a collection of their blog posts in book form. For me they didn’t work. Why? They lacked the interaction of the comments which made them so interesting at the time of posting.
I do have a collection of posts about family members and events. One day…. I might gather them together in one place for the future generations.
Here’s to adding a Happy Chapter today!
A calm and quiet chapter today, Nancy! 😉
Grannymar, I recently re-read the cookbook I wrote and published myself (with Word) in 2002. When I did it I thought it was simply self-indulgence. Now I’ve read it again, I can see there’s actually a story in there among the recipes and memories. You might be surprised. (By the way, since your move I forgot to re-set my WordPress notice for your new blog, and was beginning to think you’d been hit by the writing malaise that has left me wordless (& postless) on Wintersong. So I googled you and found you again! You’re that famous! 😀 Now I seem to have some catching up to do!
Alice, Maybe one of these days I might try sorting some of my recipes into a book, problem is what to use and what to leave out.
I agree that could be a problem. I hope you put it on the top of your list.
The other problem is that I never take foodie photos, I prefer to eat my food while it is hot.
Glad to hear it’s been a calm, quiet chapter today, Grannymar.
Kate, it was just what I needed.
I keep wanting to close the book and stop the pages turning over. Is that weird?
If life is a collection of stories, will there be a twist in the tail? And will they tie up all the loose ends or leave me guessing?
Nick, I thought you were a speed reader. 😉
A twist in the tail? I think it might be like the secret of the black (Magic) Box!
I think a recipe book with stories might be a good one. I think ML Fisher back in the day did that and it was lovely. Time for another one and no, still not sorted on your blog, The only one I have trouble with 🙁
PS It could be I have different gmail addies for the different hats I wear….
WWW, Sorry about the difficulty, I am having to remember to check my details for wordpress posting, wordpress.com is trying to hold on to me. 🙁
On to the next chapter, and may it make a whole lot more sense than the last one… sigh
My last chapter has been long and frustrating, I am really ready for this chapter to end!
And each life is different!
i suppose that is what makes it so interesting, Dianne.