Those of you following me on Twitter and the like are already aware of this, but I’m going on an extended hiatus from blogging for the foreseeable future. Most of this has to do with a shift in interests and habits, but there’s also the fact that, since a lot of my interpersonal relationships have shifted to being in person as opposed to being online, I’m finding less of a need to document how things go on a day to day basis.
What’s most interesting about this is that, previously when I found that I wasn’t blogging “enough”, I would redouble my efforts to do it, forcing myself to post just anything to fill space. I’m trying a different tactic now, not being quite so brutal to my muses, and basically trying to get stuff done behind the scenes, as opposed to in public. We’ll have to see how it goes.
Anyway, there aren’t any updates expected for the remainder of the year and a good chunk of next year as well. I really don’t see myself returning to blogging until late 2013 at the very earliest, while 2014 seems like an even more likely prospect. It depresses me a little that I am not going to be able to have anything going on for the tenth anniversary of my blogging career, but truth be told ten years of mediocrity is not something to celebrate. Working on and finishing Nerdery, Point of Descent, the next Indigo Foundation novel, and other projects are worth celebrating– but only once I’ve got them done.
That’s the breaks, folks. See you around.
(Unrelated: my iPhone just had a kernel panic when I tried to post this. Hopefully that’s not an omen.)