I calculate What’s Trending on my blog by which of my posts are popular a particular ninety-day period. Here’s this period’s run-down:
- 51 Great Similes to Spark Imagination
- 178 Ways to Describe Women’s Clothing
- 35 Weird Traits Your Characters May Have
- How to Describe a Landscape
- How to Describe Nature
- One-Word Characteristics to Spice Up Your Writing
- How to Describe Dogs
- How to Describe a Person’s Clothing
- Word Count by Genre
- Characteristics That Make Your Character Memorable
Interesting, isn’t it? 9 out of 10 are descriptions. That tells me, writers visit my blog to hone skills, not for my opinions (which is good because I’m not terribly opinionated, and those I have, I’m happy to keep between my husband and myself and my critique group).
What do you think?
Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a weekly columnist for Examiner.com and TeachHUB, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blog, and a monthly contributor to Today’s Author. In her free time, she is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of technology training books for how to integrate technology in education. Currently, she’s editing a thriller that should be out to publishers next summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.