Tuesday, January 22, 2013

confessions of a blogger.


Recently, Meghan from Mainly Meghan tagged me in her "Confessions of a Blogger" tag. I really loved reading her answers, so I thought I would post my own.

When did you start a blog?
I started the creation of beauty is art. in July of 2011. 

Have you had any past online presence before? (Other blog, youtube, ect.)
I briefly dabbled with another blog - one focused on music. The posts were more like random articles I had written about new CD releases or a review of a concert. Beyond that, nothing major. 

Why did you start a blog?
My dream has always been to write. After I graduated from University, I was having trouble finding writing jobs or an internship. I started this blog as a way to keep myself motivated and to showcase what I could do. 

When did you become serious about starting a blog?
One day, I was hit with inspiration for this blog, and it has been a big part of my life since then. 

What was your first post?
My first post was an introductory post that outlined my reasons for starting a blog.

What has been your biggest challenge about blogging?
 My biggest challenge has definitely been making sure that I have enough time to really put my all into every post. Sometimes it's hard, but I've done my best!

Where do you see your blog in 1 year?
You know, I really hope that it just continues to grow and get better in the next year. That's all I can really hope for and work towards. 

What is the most rewarding thing to you about blogging?
Being able to express myself and to write for an audience is an incredibly rewarding experience. I feel very lucky that anyone reads my blog at all. 

What is the most discouraging thing that has happened to you?
In terms of blogging, there hasn't really been anything thus far.

What's your lasting source of inspiration or motivation?
Beauty and fashion are a huge inspiration to me on a daily basis, so this certainly helps to keep me motivated. Also, reading other blogs is a great source of inspiration as well. 


I tag - all of the amazing bloggers out there with a story to tell!

xo Shannon

36 comments:

  1. This was really interesting to read, I love getting to know why other fellow bloggers started blogging =)

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  2. Love these confessions!! :) Great idea!

    Kisses,

    Babi
    www.voguebuster.net

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  3. sorry i havent been here recently! im so so sorry : D your blog is cute as always ; ) yes, finding time for completing posts is hard, i agree.

    thanks a lot!
    xoxo

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  4. This is really great!

    xxLiora
    lioraatsea.blogspot.com

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  5. I loved to read your thoughts :)

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  6. Very nice!
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    Vanessa <3

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  7. So interesting to find out how others started... Maybe I should do one eh?!
    Erica xo

    http://sushiturtlesandlife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/sugar-vice-giveaway.html
    I have an Aztec Necklace Giveaway!!

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  8. Nice post...and your blog is beautiful.

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  9. Blogging is the perfect outlet to express your creativity:)! Loved reading this:)!

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  10. beautiful post.Good to know the reason behind your blog.You know I started my blog for almost this reason.To vent out my thoughts,good job

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  11. We love your post, wonderful, we are always checking the news.
    Kisses Glorinha.
    We recommend his blog at G+ 1
    http://sbrincos.blogspot.com.br

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  12. interesting :))

    How about following each other? If yes, please follow me, and I'll certainly follow you back. Have a nice day!

    http://mastylee.blogspot.com/

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  14. I enjoyed reading this post! Kisss

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  15. so glad your blog has been such an important creative outlet for you! i hope you keep writing in other mediums and forums as well!

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  16. I found this really interesting, I started because I wanted to continue my writing too =)

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  17. i really enjoyed this. and yes, we all have a story. that's why discovering everyone out there is so amazing! never fails :)

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  18. I love posts like this! It's so fun to read other people's answers to questions- especially about blogging! One of the reasons I blog is because I love to write too! :)

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  19. Such a fantastic post! you answered everything brilliantly!

    http://sarassweetstyle.blogspot.com/

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  20. You are amazing! That was beautiful, actually. It was so real. I love reading posts like this [:

    http://www.cierramonet.blogspot.com/

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  21. hey girl nice share..ive tried to login to GFC...some error msg..ill try again to add u :) sorry abt it.

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  22. fun post! so true about making time for posts can be such a challenge at times. quality over quantity always! :)

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  23. This post is really awesome!!! I will write my own "confessions" and link your blog on my page!!! :)

    I'll send you the link once it's up. Keep up the great work and stay warm!

    Xoxo,

    Jalie,
    htttp://www.jaliechichi.com

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  24. Lovely confessions! I think I've covered most of these questions and answers in my blog post here http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/2012/04/q.html so this time I don't think I will answer the tag but I must say I loved reading through your answers. Keep up with the good work! Thank you for your kind comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  25. Nice blog! Can we follow each other? Write me on my blog or follow me and i follow you:)

    Vik Ladyla

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  26. I love reading this kind of posts too
    http://namelessfashionblog.blogspot.it/
    http://www.facebook.com/NamelessFashionBlog

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  27. Great to read this post!
    Also I like your last post, with the jewelry.
    Do you want to follow each other with GFC?
    Come and see my blog and let me know.

    Have a nice day.
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  28. really nice and interesting post:)
    xx Kate

    The Style Department

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  29. It's nice being able to answer the questions and realign yourself with your blog purpose and culture!


    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

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  30. This is a great post! loved learning all the new things about you.

    xo Andrea
    http://uskar-vor-inspire.blogspot.ca

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