I don’t usually write for children, so I don’t usually blog about children, and I don’t usually blog about education. But, every now and then, an opinion slips out. I don’t even know why I should get to have an opinion. I did my turn teaching, substituting, and wearing the dog costume in the children’s section of the bookstore, but it’s not a calling.
Let’s be honest. Most of the things I do are not lifetime passions.
I don’t expect to be doing model rocketry at eighty. I won’t be making a career out of folding two-headed origami cranes. I’m not expected to do a Ted-Talk about painting or sculpture anytime soon.
But I do these things, and sometimes I blog about them.
And as I was applying tags to yesterday’s post–the kind of tags I never use, that have their own, separate, over-there audience–I started thinking about the kinds of cross-promotion that could be done with the little fringe interests I barely dip my toes in.
The thought of a list of subject-specific places to post that kind of post came to mind, and honestly, I’m not sure where to start.
It does sound like a great way of pulling in new audience members, though.
A good way to get past this is a writing blog, and move out in front of other interest groups.