How this one became so popular is amazing.
You know what's harder than building a world from scratch. Destroying it and then rebuilding it. I know, kind of a depressing topic but, I'm a dark fantasy writer. We gotta go there.
This was shared... a lot. Many blog posts on the same topic included a link to it. It was also included on a number of Tumblr pages. As you can see in the Popular Post widget to the right, this post is still running strong even though it was published in February. It is too surreal.
How do you curse people out without swearing? Remember the song from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." That's how you do it.
Total, total, total surprise. I wrote this post thinking it would be something fun to share. This one took no time to write because I already had the information. The popularity of this post blew me away. A lot of people shared it.
It is still amazing how popular this movie was. I mean, there was little special effects and gore, yet people loved it. There's still hope for this genre.
I had a total nerd moment when I first saw the trailer for Pacific Rim. It's like a live-action anime- only it doesn't look stupid! Every time I saw a movie poster or a new trailer, I got really happy. This is like the ultimate nerd movie. I mean come on, a major trope in anime is giant piloted robots being used to fight the world's problems. I seriously can't believe they actually made a movie like this. It's like a video game and anime in one!
Having a blog gets you thinking about how you write. For me, I just write. I never think about how I come up with things or how I keep track of every information. I just do it. I had to dig deep for this post. I am so glad you guys found it so helpful.
For all you bloggers out there just starting out, remember, getting some traction takes time. It took me three years to get here. Even now, I still have trouble determining which posts will be popular. I got a bit discouraged this year because my blog posts weren't getting the pageviews I wanted.
Keep at it and remember to have fun, be yourself and don't be afraid to experiment! There will be posts you work hard on, but still get a tragic response. Don't let it discourage you.
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