Ever wonder how blogs get started, and what challenges bloggers face? The Women’s Book asked some probing questions about our blog, Drinking Diaries, for their “In Her Business” section. Here’s a taste:
Q. What were some significant challenges you faced developing the blog?
A lack of technological expertise made it hard to get the blog up and running smoothly—neither of us are techies. But the greater challenge was not knowing who our audience was. Were we writing for women like us, daughters of alcoholics who happen to enjoy drinking? People in recovery? Cocktail moms? Because of the uncertainty, we wanted to cover a wide range of topics that would appeal to readers who were all over the map in terms of their relationship to alcohol.
To read the rest of the Q & A, visit The Women’s Book.
There are so many amazing blogs out there, and we love sharing them with you. This week, Rachel Sarah is doing a giveaway of our book on her site, Single Mom Seeking. You have until December 1st to leave a comment for a chance to win. And Leah has guest posts up on two blogs this week. On Savvy Auntie (an ingenious blog for aunts!) she has a post called “In Praise of Wild Aunts,” and on Scary Mommy (a brutally honest and hilarious blog about motherhood), she asks: “Am I Driving My Kids to Drink? (Or Are They Driving Me?)”