Monday, October 29, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions About "A Wave of the Hand"

Q: Are you still blogging?
A: Yes, though not as frequently.

Q: Why aren't you blogging as frequently?
A: I've been busy with other writing projects. Also graduate school applications.

Q: So, are you abandoning this blog?
A: No.

Q: Is this like a hiatus?
A: Not really. If there's a word for a sort-of hiatus when people do something less frequently, that's what I'm doing. (Note to Self: Invent reverse dictionary.)

Q: How frequently will you be blogging?
A: Once a month, until about February. Maybe twice a month if I get some good ideas.

Q: Why February?
A: That's when the last of the grad school applications are due.

Q: Why once a month?
A: So there aren't any unsightly gaps in the list of months on the right of the page.

Q: Why is that important?
A: Because if some months are missing, people might think I'm taking a hiatus.

Q: Won't people see this FAQ and realize you're not taking a hiatus?
A: Yes, but people tend not to believe everything they read in blogs.

Q: Why is that?
A: Because saying you're going to blog is an empty promise. Actually blogging fulfills that promise.

Q: Then why write this FAQ if people aren't going to believe anything that's in it?
A: .