Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Where Did Everything Go?

You may have noticed my blog looks nothing like it used to. Well, I'm doing some revisions, it's eleven o'clock at night, and I'm tired. So I'm leaving it like this right now. This isn't how I want it to look, but I'm not even going to bother to try and fix it at the moment. I don't feel like it. :P I'm ready for bed!

These are part of the big changes I was referring to. I am working on setting things up a little bit differently around here.

That is...



Unless you readers don't want it that way.

One particular reader voiced out she liked the blog the way it is and doesn't want me to change it. Is that your opinion as well? How would you feel about this blog being made public? (Right now it's on the private setting.) I do agree we all seem to kind of know each other on this blog, and it's been a great environment for me to grow and let you read all my fan stories and other areas of my life. If I were to make it public, all the fan stories would have to be pulled off, I couldn't use images I got from the internet (so basically take all the Character Spotlight posts down for Fourteen Cossacks) and I'd have to edit some posts I have that disclose my area/family/where I live. Does this seem like too much work to you girls? Would you prefer me to keep the blog the way it was? If so, would you be willing to follow whatever new blog/site I set up?

These are all questions I have that I've been debating for the last week. If everyone wanted me to get a new blog and keep this one the same, then I wouldn't post on this one very much. I'd be doing it all on my new blog, minus the fan stories of course. :) I don't have enough time on my hands to run two blogs, and that's an understatement!

So I'm asking you my readers, what do you propose? Would you like me to keep this blog and change it up? (And I do mean change, it's going to get a face-lift and a whole new blog name.) Or, should I move to a new blog? Please let me know. If I got a new blog I'd probably get it through Wordpress so I could mess around there.

I'll also put up a poll on the right side bar so you can cast your votes. Let me know what you all think, I don't want to do anything without the approval of my favorite readers!

UPDATE: So I found a template I liked, but it had a weird thing at the end where it stuck a bad word. I have no idea why. I guess that's what happens when you use free downloadable templates... Grrr... okay, readers, if for some reason while I'm experimenting with templates and I finally find one I really like, if you see anything questionable or out of the ordinary that you know is not like me (like weird advertisements or bad words for no reason) then please let me know so I can fix it. I discovered I can download templates, but if they come with not good things, then I don't want them.
Let me know! I'm going with a safe template for now that I know is from blogger and won't do anything. :P

UPDATE AS OF 1:30 APRIL 1ST: Got my template to work! Even if I don't go public with this blog, I love the new change. I really like this template. It took some work and needs some tweaks, but this is about what I wanted to do with the blog as far as looks. I'll wait until the poll closes to decide if I need to make a new blog or not, though. Keep those comments coming!

15 comments:

  1. I think that blogs are just like people, sometimes they need a makeover! I like the changes you have made so far and would enjoy seeing more!

    By the way, I nominated you for the Liebster Award. You can see more here:
    http://createdbythecreated.blogspot.com/2015/04/the-liebster-award-again.html

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    1. Aww, thank you, Kelpie for the award! I love the Liebster award! I'll do this as soon as possible. :) Thanks for your thoughts as well.

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  2. Personally I like the changes! But if you do decide to start another blog I would follow it as well;)

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    1. Thanks for your opinion, Faith!

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  3. Woah! This just changed before my very eyes :) I like it how you have it now, and I'd definitely follow you if you got a new blog, but It's up to you :)

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    1. Thanks Jesseca. :) You're one of my very faithful readers. <3

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  4. It's totally up to you - I'm fine either way! I know you'll make the decision you think is best, and I'd totally follow you if you got a new blog. :)

    ~Lydia~ <3

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    1. Thank you so much Lydia! You're very kind. :) Thanks for voicing your opinion.

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  5. Anonymous4/01/2015

    Completely your choice, but I personally think starting another blog would be better. You can have more discussions and share crazy ideas with this little blogging community, and have the public opinion of your writing work on the other one. That's my opinion, but it's all on you! :)
    ~JT

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    1. Anonymous4/01/2015

      And I'd definitely follow your other one! :D
      ~ JT

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    2. Thanks JT, I appreciate you being honest and sharing your opinion. :) We'll see where I go with this. I'll let you all know next week.

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  6. Keep this blog and start another! (I would follow your other of course!) Thanks for doing this post!

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    1. You're welcome, Bethany. :)

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  7. Wow! You most certainly did change the blog! I came here and started wondering, did I type the wrong address or something? :P

    Cheers for the future awaiting you! :) And I'll definitely be following you whether you start another blog or keep this blog!

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Thanks for reading my blog, and I hope you enjoyed this post! If you have any comments or thoughts you'd like to share I'd love to hear from you! But do be thoughtful of others and please, no swearing or badmouthing, or I'll have to delete the comment. Thank you!