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Writing : Blogs, Blogging & Online e-Journals: Self-Publishing

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Get Blog-Inspired by our Creative Journey Blogs!

What is a blog? It's a word derived from web and log, meaning an online journal-esque logging technology anyone can use for just about any reason: to share news, views, and what-have-yous. Best of all, it's a great way to enhance your written communication skills!

Would you like to learn more about blogging or start your own online blog? While many social communities provide blogs with their set-ups, below are some of the most popular stand-alone online blogging communities with free hosting, subscription-based, and open source blogging tools and some articles that might nudge you to set up your own.

Inspiring Blogging Articles

Are You Blogging Your Creative Journey?
By Chris Dunmire
Are you documenting your creative life by capturing bits and pieces, visual snapshots, and honest memories of it to share with others?

Zen and the Art of Team Blogging
By Heather Blakey
Are you interested in community blogging? Learn about the transformative opportunities team blogging at the Soul Food Café has provided participants to further explore, enhance, and express their art, writing, and creativity.

Drawing, Blogging, Drugs and a Little Coffee
By Michael Nobbs
Back in the New Year I decided to make some major changes to my life. I stopped working completely (I'd been doing some teaching) and began clearing out my painting studio. I did something I never thought I would.

Blogging & e-Journal Sources

LifeJournal On Your Computer or in the Cloud
' LifeJournal is simple, yet sophisticated journal software, created by long-time journal writers and endorsed by journal therapists, best-selling authors, and academic researchers worldwide.' LifeJournal offers two journaling formats: computer-based, or journaling in the cloud from anywhere.

Typepad Hosted Weblog Service
For a small monthly fee, "Typepad gives users the richest set of features to immediately share and publish information — like travel logs, journals and digital scrapbooks — on the Web. TypePad lets people communicate, publicly or privately, with the audience of their choosing."
"A free service that allows you to create and customize your very own "live journal": a journal that you keep online! ... You can update with short entries several times a day, or with long entries a few times a week... however you'd like to use it. It's free, it's fun, and it's easy to use!"

Open Diary
"The first interactive diary community on the Internet. Read about the lives of thousands of real people, or get your own free online diary."

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