At anywhere between 80,000 to 150,000 words or more the average commercially published novel might seem like a huge space to fill. I know the idea of creating that many words is often intimidating to my writing students, who may never have written more than 2-3 thousand words on one story in the past. But [...]
Well. This is my 500th blog post. HHUUUURRRRAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!! Coincidentally, it’s also effectively four years since I started blogging. I opened my blog in April 2006, but did not really start using it fully until August that year, when I moved from Blogger to WordPress. Looking back at my first post, it was quite clear I [...]
Well. Perhaps not really that big. My blog, yes, the one you are reading right now, raced past the 50,000 visitor mark today. It’s a pretty big five-oh for me, although I might reserve the actual party for 500,000. Or maybe even 5 million! Not that the number of visitors is really all that important. [...]
Well, I’ve finally gone and done it. My very own domain! damiengwalter.com Don’t bother clicking, it leads right here. But please do update your bookmarks.
A little earlier this week this blog crossed the 30,000 hit barrier, only eight months after crawling over the 20,000 mark in October. To celebrate this wonderous news, a few random statistics for your bemusement. Total Posts: 363 Best Month: March 2009 with 1,960 hits (An average of 63 hits a day, which this month is on [...]
All blog owners are aware of the strange (and occaisionaly dirty) search terms people have used to find them. Well today I’ve had my all time favourite….(cue the drumroll)….and Damien’s favourite ever search term is… unlimited dessert trolley london Yes, I’ve checked on Google and for some bizarre reason this blog is the 20th result [...]
Congratulations reader number 20,000! Tonight you, whoever you are, have pushed this little blog past the 20,000 hit mark. Not much in the grand scheme of things, and probably less than a nanoseconds worth of Google traffic, but a giant leap (made in very small hops) for this little blog. Thank you all who have [...]
Just overhauled the blog with the new DePo theme. I like it. What do you think?
This blog has just passed 15k on the visitor count. Not a big number in the whole tin of beans, but a milestone for yours truly. Whoever it was, I thank you.
I just noticed I had made 199 posts to this blog, so thought I would make it 200! I’d better actually write something though or it will be meaningless… I hate reading blog posts about why someones blog hasn’t been updated recently, so I’m sorry to make you go through this. Between work, freelance projects [...]