Thursday, November 12, 2009

Happy Anniversary!

Hard to believe, but today marks two years of Creative Instigation. Some of you have been on the team since the early days, and I'm sending special thanks your way.

The Google Analytics for the blog are interesting. About 4,400 people have stopped by, for more than 13,000 visits. Our visitors have been from 93 countries/territories -- literally, from Argentina to Zambia. I think that's amazing and cool. I wish I could say gracias to all of you in your native language, but I only speak English, Spanish and a bissel Hebrew. (I'm using Yiddish to quantify my Hebrew. After all, this is a creativity blog.)

A few months ago, CI team member Richard sent an email that fits with today's celebration: If I remember right, did I read that you went to the Iowa Writers Workshop? I’m just curious why you write.

I have gone to the summer festival for the Iowa Writers Workshop several times, and I highly recommend it. And, after giving it lots of thought, I can tell you why I write. I have no choice. Literally. I am a writer. It's who I am. It's who I've been since I was little.

I write in my head continually. I don't know what other people do with all their words.

With this blog, what I write matters -- because I'm writing for you. And there's no way, no language, no words, big enough to express my gratitude.


Mike Brown said...

Congratulations Jan on 2 years of blogging at Creative Instigation! Mike

Joe and Michele said...

Congratulations! Thanks for getting the word out.

Leslie said...

And an awesome writer you are! Congrats on the blogiversary!

Brenda said...

You just rock! And are the cutest writer I know!!!


Bud Simpson said...

Writers write. We all win. Congratulations on two years. What is that in rabbit years?

Emily Sokoloff said...

Congratulations! : )