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Monday, 16 January 2017

TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HEROPRESS!!!


Somehow I've managed to limp across the line and just about make it to the 10th anniversary of HeroPress.

As you might have noticed (or not), the blog has been running on fumes since before Christmas.

A combination of pill-induced lethargy, and the realisation that non-blogging gives me more free time in the day, has seen postings grind to an almost halt.


HeroPress will still hang around. I have no plans to nuke the site from orbit just yet, and the monthly pin-ups will continue into the far future, even if nothing else pops up in between.

I want to thank everyone from my darling wife, Rachel (whose miniatures blog is going strong once more), and fellow bloggers, to my handful of hardcore readers, for all their support and assistance over the last decade.

Once I get over the current slump, I hope to return to (semi-)regular posting, but probably not the insanity of four or five posts a day.

I want to be more focused (probably on gaming, and gaming-related inspirational material, such as books, films, and comics).

And I want to actually produce something substantive - maybe a fanzine, maybe some fiction - as the blogs that truly succeed - in my eyes - are those where the writer is also a creator. That's what gets people coming back, commenting, getting involved.


Or, I might just pop up tomorrow...

10 comments:

  1. COngratulations! Ten years is certainly an impressive achievement. On the other hand, I certainly understand how the perceived need to regularly post can become a chore. A well-deserved break will hopefully see you regain your enthusiasm....and if not? Well, life's too short too spend doing things you don't want to!

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  2. AMAZING, period! Good and the bad... thank you!

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  3. Big congrats, Tim! Ten years is huge. I'll continue to look forward to whatever you put up here AND to whatever other project(s) you take on...!

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  4. Thank you all for the kind words. HeroPress has been a blast and I've always sporadically taken short breaks, but this feels a bit longer. I have no intention of repeating earlier mistakes of changing the name or the URL (guaranteed way to confuse readers).

    Will keep you all posted, of course. And, again, thank you :)

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  5. Hope the lethargy eases soon. Blogging can be a chore at times, but if you are gaming more I hope that you post a few after action reports for us to read! Cheers for the 10 years Tim.

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  6. Congratulations on ten years!
    Just step back for a while and the spark will return. I get burned out at times as well.

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  7. The problem with goodbye posts is when you suddenly get the urge and post the next day. I won't count you out yet but congratulations on 10 years. Here's to another 10. Cheers.

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  8. Thank you for your comments. These are the lifeblood of blogs and bring a smile to my face when I see them pop up.

    Posts will continue, intermittently, along with a deluge of Wonder Woman Wednesdays, when I have something to say or share.

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  9. What an achievement - as will be your next venture... Noah's Shark here we come!

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    1. Shhh! Don't spoil the surprise! ;-)

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