NEW YEAR BLOGGING RESOLUTIONS
I, Zenpundit, do solemnly swear, for the year 2004 a.d. to do the following:
* Post on a semi-regular basis:
No more posting a dozen times followed by thirteen days off followed by four days of moderate posting. Three times a week ought to be enough to keep things moving without stressing me out.
* Faithfully Credit All Links:
I do this most of the time anyway but it's good Blogosphere manners.
*Update Breaking News
: At times, stories I pull off of AP Breaking or other newswires turn out to be unfounded or change considerably from the initial reports. Because I have blogged so haphazardly by the time I return to Blogger the story is stale
*Upgrade the Zenpundit Site
: This will be hardest for me as my time is so stretched as it is and my technical skills are limited ( for me a computer is a means to an end, not a hobby in and of itself). It would be nice to post pictures and have a more aesthetic site like Prometheus6
for example, or Regions of Mind
where Geitner Simmons has had some beautiful photographic essays. Knowing myself as I do, this resolution will be the hardest to keep.
*Balance Blogging With Other Writing
: Basically, I need to write in other venues because the Blogging format, over time, is injurious to a good prose style and I think mine has declined considerably as a result. There's an overwhelming tendency in the blogosphere to rely upon an " inside baseball " blogging shorthand that regular blogreaders " get " and links to make one's point instead writing concisely and descriptively.