Blogrollin’ with the homies

I noticed that some people are actually reading this blog now. This is mostly thanks to some rad bloggers who have been sending some traffic my way. So I just wanted to give a friendly head-nod to The Pen Addict, The Well-Appointed Desk, Pencil Revolution, Lexikaliker, and Bleistift. Y’all are the bomb dot com.

I don’t do this often, but I figure since those stalwarts of the writing blogosphere have helped a little guy out, the least I can do is pay it back/forward. So here’s a few links that I’ve enjoyed reading lately (“lately” defined very loosely):

From Comfortable Shoes Studio: Baron Fig Gather
From Fueled by Clouds and Coffee: Graphite Pencil Review: Kitaboshi Art Set
From The Looped Square: How Do You Use Your: Nock Sinclair?
From Pencil Revolution: Write Notepads The Deep
From Pencilism: The Point of a Pencil – 5 Reasons I Sharpen with a Knife (almost has me convinced…)
From The Weekly Pencil: Ticonderoga Neon

Chicken scratches about pencil blogging

I’m about a month into my contribution to the pencilblogosphere and my interest hasn’t waned. In my personal experience, that’s been kind of the threshold for whether or not a blogging project will sustain itself long-term, or just be a passing thing that falls to the wayside as I move on to rambling about a new topic.

I also received a mention on Bleistift, a pencil blog that is on my personal routine reading list, as well as a kind note from its author. That was followed by a bit of actual traffic and comments to the Polar Pencil Pusher blog. So, I take those as two signs that this blog might actually become “a thing”, as the kids say. Lately, due to these milestones, I have been thinking about where things may go with this blog, and decided to note some of those thoughts here.

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