A Week Of WordPress, Day 2

17 Apr

I make no apologies to those of you who have read this post once already – it deserves a big audience.

Sheer genius.

Worth Doing Badly

Last night’s WordPress prompt was “why do you blog?”….


“So he’s back,” said Word Press.

“Who is?” asked his underling, Tag Category.

“Tinman,” snarled Press, spitting out the name as it was a mouthful of cod-liver oil. “The guy who spent all of last year slagging all of our daily prompts has just decided that he’s going to use them for the whole week no matter, and I quote, how daft they are.”

“Wow,” said Tag. “He must have really bad Writer’s Block.”

“You can’t get Writer’s Block,” said Press, “if you’re not a writer.”

“But he writes,” said Tag.

“He blogs,” said Press. “That’s not the same thing. It’s like saying that someone who flips burgers in McDonalds is a chef.”

Word Press did not like writers. He did not like literature. His parents, who did like literature, had called all of their children after literary characters…

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6 Responses to “A Week Of WordPress, Day 2”

  1. Elaine - I used to be indecisive April 17, 2013 at 21:31 #

    I agree! 🙂


  2. viv blake April 17, 2013 at 21:34 #

    This one didn’t arrive in my inbox, so thank you for re-posting.


  3. Grannymar April 17, 2013 at 21:48 #

    As I said at the Tinhouse: A charm of a story!


  4. colonialist April 17, 2013 at 22:59 #



  5. barb19 April 18, 2013 at 01:25 #

    Bravo for re-blogging this Tilly. To quote you – ‘Sheer genuis’ – is perfect!


  6. Viveka April 18, 2013 at 14:35 #

    Brilliant, thanks for reblogging. *smile


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