Tomorrow, I’ve decided to get back up to my full daily blogging speed again by blogging around the clock for 24 hours in a blogathon. I think it is customary to write a post every half an hour in a blogathon, but I’d like to be able to pull off a few longer, more substantive posts along the way and in general to keep the quality as high as I can, so I’m going to do a post every 45 minutes. I’ll start at whatever time I wake up on Wednesday morning and post the last post 24 hours after the first post goes up.
I’ll do all the writing in real time. No cheating with pre-written posts. If you have suggestions for topics or links to interesting stories or to others’ blog posts for me to address or cool videos to fill emergency gaps, you can e-mail me at my gmail address (camelswithhammers) or through Facebook. Topics can range from atheism and religion stuff to philosophy to my thoughts on unusual topics or biographical posts, etc. Suggest anything that interests you and I might take a crack at it if I have an angle on it that excites me. Please don’t take it personally if I skip any suggestions, I appreciate every effort to help quite a bit. I’m also going to look through old comments and e-mails that I never got around to answering and see if there’s anything worth tackling in particular. I’m going to be writing whatever comes to mind or comes through my Google Reader or through my e-mail and seems exciting. I would also like to catch up on stories I missed when I was too busy grading to drop everything and blog.
I won’t be raising money or anything. Just in the last month I’ve missed a lot of big stories, had a lot of unwritten ideas, developed a few cobwebs, and have a lot of pent up blogging energy I want to use before next week when my new semester starts. This will hopefully also either jump start some new conversations or resume some old ones so that I get back into the groove of a dialectic with all of you. It’s frequently my ongoing debates with readers that fuel my thinking for posts. It’s time to restart my own conversations with you now that Eric’s Wicca and atheism one is over.