I don’t always speak like how I write. I find that I write the word awesome a lot on my blog, but I never say it in real life. It would sound too weird. Other words that feel natural when I blog or tweet? Cool. I never say cool out loud to someone.
In a effort to be honest, I just felt compelled to share, that I don’t exactly sound like how I write. Pretty close, but not quite.
Is it the same for you?
Also I prefer to read blogs that are written in a personal, casual tone – a bit like how you would speak to someone. It’s hard to read a blog that is written like a novel. I prefer that form of artistic writing in a book that I can hold in my hands and read at leisure.
Authors I admire, write so well that I find myself reading a sentence more than once because it thrills me so.
Printed words on paper are not so hard on my eyes. For blog posts, I like short snippets of life. I very much like the diary form.
This is why I think blogs converted into a novels have to be totally rewritten and a lot more detail has to be added. It’s not as easy as printing the blog posts out and binding them together. Some of it may not be relevant.
Just my musings for today.