Northwest Edible Life and one of the things that came up was about how many of the people she knew who had written a book had also stopped blogging shortly thereafter. She wanted to know why that was.
From my own experience, it was the pinnacle of writing burnout. My book, The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don't Know Can't Hurt You, was published almost two years ago. I followed up the book launch with a lengthy radio campaign and an aggressive blog book tour. That, coupled with the death of my Dad, hospitalizations for both my mom and husband and crap at school with my son and I just couldn't do it anymore.
I have occasionally tried to pump out a posting since then, but in all seriousness, I haven't consistently blogged since February of 2012. Also, since then, a lot has changed in my life. I was going to graduate school but some major changes here at the homestead have forced me to put that on hold. At least for now. So, now I find myself with some extra time on my hands and a renewed interest in blogging. I wasn't sure if that would ever happen again and I can't say that I'm making any promises, but don't be too surprised if you see more activity on this blog in the near future. The thing that makes me feel different about this time around is that I'm actually excited about blogging again. Which is something new.