Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Teaching College Writing, Assignment Design: Team-Based Competitive Blogging with Portfolio Integration, July 1, 2008

This is the fifty-second post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Teaching College Writing, Assignment Design: Team-Based Competitive Blogging with Portfolio Integration, July 1, 2008”

Seventh Anniversary with WordPress.com

WordPress.com informed me today that it’s my seventh anniversary with their service and blogging platform. Seven years ago, I transitioned from a non-dynamic iWeb/mac.com blog that I began concurrently with my MA in Science Fiction Studies at the University of Liverpool. My original intent was to record my experience living abroad and share my learningContinue reading “Seventh Anniversary with WordPress.com”

I Post Daily, and I Am Proud

Over at the WordPress.com, The Daily Post blog offers responses from other #postaday2011 participants here: Post a Day Participants Have Much to be Proud of. I think committing to a post a day has been a positive choice on my part. I have been writing more on my blog, and I have been writing a greaterContinue reading “I Post Daily, and I Am Proud”

Connecting Your WordPress Blog to Flickr for Easy Photo Blogging

As you may have noticed with my recent Flickr test post and short article about Jabba’s Throne, I have linked my WordPress Blog at dynamicsubspace.net to my Flickr account. Instructions for doing so can be found here. I wish that I had known that this was possible a long time ago, because it certainly simplifiesContinue reading “Connecting Your WordPress Blog to Flickr for Easy Photo Blogging”

WordPress’ Sexy Stats

WordPress (this blog’s host and content management system) announced a change to blog stats today. The big shift for quickly seeing traffic is a move from a point and line based graph to bars. I am a fan of bar-based graphs, and I have to concede that there is something sexy about the new look.Continue reading “WordPress’ Sexy Stats”