Today is the last day of Blaugust, and everyone is starting to reflect on the month and what we’ve accomplished. Before I get to that, though, I want to thank Belghast for setting everything up this year. There’s a bunch of time and stress associated with getting a community project like this off the ground. I’m so very grateful that he made the effort to revive Blaugust, give us some guidance and our Discord, and be our biggest cheerleader during this month of nonsense.
I managed to get 29 posts written here this year (counting this one). I would have had a perfect 31 but I decided to take last weekend off to avoid burn-out. Luckily I also have my other blog, where I have faithfully posted every single day. So in fact I will have a total of 60 posts up for the month. That’s so much blogging!
One thing that really set this year apart for me was the amount of interaction I’ve had with my fellow bloggers. I had more than double the views and almost ten times the comments compared to this time last year! I definitely attribute that to being more active in the comments here and on the blogs I’m reading. There are always so many awesome things to read over Blaugust, but I really made an effort to try to comment more this year too, which led to some really fantastic conversations. Most years I feel so exhausted and burnt-out after posting every day for a month that I end up taking a big break in September. This year I’m really motivated to stay active because I don’t want to miss out on chatting with the new friends I’ve made.
Thank you, fellow bloggers, for making this the best Blaugust ever!
6 thoughts on “2018 Blaugust wrap-up”
Congrats on 60 posts. Wow. That is awesome. And thank you for reading and the comments
Thanks! And thank you for being such a faithful commenter all month!
Absolutely. I enjoy reading others work.
Well done 🙂
Ha, and I thought Wilhelm was leading the scoreboard…
And dammit, I had an extra “Blaugust” category on my feedreader, but somehow I missed to put this blog on it as well and so I just noticed *now* I’ve only read the other one this month, as this feed is already in another category of general gaming blogs that I kinda ignored this month, sorry 😦
No worries! I admit I am still behind on a lot of blogs because there has been so much activity because of Blaugust.