It greatly saddened me last night to find out that the Guardian Local “experiment” was to be wound down. Here in Cardiff, we were very fortunate to have our own little section of the Guardian which provided news, goings-on and most importantly, to me anyway, a way for us all in the “blogosphere” to stay connected with each other. Hannah, who runs the site, graduated from Cardiff Journalism School at the same time as me and I was so proud […]
One of the best things about being a blogger is the freedom to write what you want to write about, how you want to write it. You don’t have an editor breathing down your neck. You don’t have PRs to please (most of the time) and you (probably) don’t have advertisers worried about your content. Enjoy the ability to do that, and write about what you want to write about. And do it with passion – that’ll be what makes someone want to read what you have to say.