A New Era

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Okay, so that sounds totally grand and over-the-top, but I am trying to streamline the things I do online and look at exactly what I want from my website. Not just what I want for myself, to make things easier and more manageable, but also what I want to offer people.

Some author websites are purely informational and pretty static, but I don’t want mine to be like that. (Not that I am judging those sites because, of course, they serve an important purpose and often look very pretty.) At the moment I hardly have any content here… but that will change! As soon as I have time away from writing projects and Other Life Stuff. I want to include some excerpts over here, free reads, Q&A sessions… lots of things! Eventually.

For now, though, I am going to move all of my blogging over here to keep things shiny and updated. Yes, yes, we all know I’ve ‘left LiveJournal’ before – and I always go back. But this time is different. (It is!) This time, I am not really leaving LJ because I’ll still be hanging out at The Elevensies and I’ll still be reading people’s blogs and commenting. I just won’t be posting my own ramblings there – maybe I’ll consider crossposting eventually, but not to begin with. I’ve had 3 wonderful years on LJ and I really do need a change of scene. I also need to be a bit more organised in my approach to online communications – there’s so much going on out there, I sometimes get overwhelmed with it all. I’ll leave my LiveJournal as it is for now, so any crazy interested peeps can check out the archives from the beginning of my writing/publication journey. But the new stuff will go here from now on…

So plug the address into your Google Reader (there’s an RSS feed button at the top of the page), bookmark the site and please come by and visit occasionally. I’d really appreciate seeing some friendly faces around here. 🙂

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33 Responses to A New Era

  1. Sophia says:

    Your site looks gorgeous, and very easy on the eye. 🙂 Best of luck, Kaz, and I’m looking forward to seeing your posts. 🙂

    • Kaz says:

      Thanks so much, everybody! 🙂 I’m trying to figure out if I can get the comments to do that LJ-thing. I think there’s a plugin I can get… *is confused by WordPress*

  2. katiebabs says:

    Nice digs! *grabs coffee and sits down for a chat*

  3. Dan_Phi says:

    You’re forcing my hand here 🙂 I guess I’d better go check out this Google Reader thing you keep talking about.

  4. Julia says:

    Love it!!! I’ve got my Grand Blog Re-Opening going on over at LJ today. (Great minds think alike!)

    I’m going to link to yours on my blog. Yay!

    • Kaz says:

      Thank you!!!

      I am excited because I just figured out how to install a plug-in so the comments are threaded. Wooo! 😉

  5. Tricia Sullivan says:

    Woo-hoo! Beautiful site, can’t wait to see what you create here.

    I’m going to syndicate you on LJ so I can read you on my friends page.

    We need to break a bottle of champagne over the bow, or something….

  6. Harry Markov says:

    Boowah! This is newsworthy and will be featured on my writing blog, which is away from LJ too. Be sure to visit too, you know. 🙂

  7. Liz says:

    This is such a pretty site – congrats! I now have you on my RSS feed!

    *waits impatiently for moar content*

  8. Carolin says:

    *adds you to my Google Reader* =)

    Love this place. On occasion we just need a change of scenery! I’m working on another blog myself, so I completely understand.

  9. Skarrah says:

    Veeery pretty. 🙂

    I’ll keep you on my favourites bar. (Google reader and I don’t get along. Lol.)

  10. Brian says:

    I added this to my Blogger Dashboard… I think it worked. I usually check it every few months. 😉

  11. Ari says:

    *peers around* Me likey the new blog! LJ actually confuses me a bit with the whole commenting thing so i much prefer this new way!

    Congrats on the new blog/website and the soon to be published book! So exciting =)

    • Kaz says:

      Ari, I get so excited when I see your name on any of my posts! 🙂 I really love hearing from you – thanks for checking things out at my new digs. *offers tea and cake*

  12. Renee Sweet says:

    Congrats on making the move!

  13. Firewolf says:

    Ohhh… super shiny.

    -Julie

  14. Sandy says:

    Totally don’t blame you for leaving LJ *quiet sob*.

    🙂

    Added to my Google Reader.

  15. Nikki Egerton says:

    Congratulations on the new home :o)

    xxxx Nikki

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