After I was Freshly Pressed I felt there was nowhere else to go but down. Being Freshly Depressed is just as good.
I started blogging six months ago, never having taken a writing course and not really understanding what I was writing about. I scoured the Freshly Press page daily looking for insight, inspiration, and clues about how to get my name on that wall. Then WordPress introduced weekly writing challenges and BLAM! there I was on the Freshly Pressed page.
It’s not easy to rise to unexpected Fame and Glory so suddenly.
I was thrilled with the rise in stats, followers, and joyous company. I was on top of the word. All day I could refresh pages, squeal, and the numbers would go up. There were more comments. I thought I had it made.
Two days later the stats settled down…
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