A writer inspired by nature and human nature

Tips and side notes from Marilyn Armstrong, a Blogger in the Know! ~Bette A. Stevens http://www.4writersandreaders.com


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Statistics are the eternal mystery of blogging. I’ve been blogging 2 years, 9 months and I’m pretty happy with where I am these days. I’m popular enough to feel my voice is heard, but not so busy I don’t have time to answer comments and interact with the people I enjoy on the big wide web.

I keep hearing about the “cool kids,” popular bloggers with large followings. Compared to the really big blogs, I’m not even a drop in the bucket, but for my own purposes, I’m in a good place. Last week, my “followers” — whatever and whoever they are — exceeded 7,000. So — does that make me one of the cool kids?

Marilyn and Bette Me and Bette Stevens. Two veteran bloggers enjoying lunch in Skowhegan

That would be funny because never in my life have I been a cool kid. At this point, I’m no kind of kid. Senior citizen. Retired writer. Amateur photographer. I use my…

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Comments on: "MYSTERIES OF BLOGGING" (7)

  1. That’s really good going… mine’s getting there… slowly! 🙂

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  2. Thank you for sharing Bette.


  3. Thanks for the reblog. I’m so excited about the imminent publication of your book!!


    • You’re very welcome, dear friend. Your blog is one of the best in my book. You’re also my biggest fan. Ordered proof of DOG BONE SOUP for paperback today. Should have by week’s end. Then PROOFING the PROOF. Meanwhile, must work on formatting for eBook version. Have to limit time on the web for awhile to get it all done. 🙂


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