There’s a treasure trove of vibrant and enjoyable literary blogs on the Internet. You can still subscribe to them all and join the conversation. I’ve created a tool to help.
A blog is good to work out ideas. Sometimes one post makes big things happen. I’ve seen this kind of thing referred to as a “concept-page.”
It has been an incredible five years for blogging and the history of the internet. I only hope that the self-hosted website doesn’t lose out to ease-of-use and widespread compatibility.