CCCC Waves and Ripples

I’m such an important blogger that I don’t have to give you any reason as I urge, even command, you to visit this link. [W]hen famous A-listers write those self-satisfied one-line posts, they aren’t really blogging well. Instead, they are just spending the social capital they’ve already accumulated. They accumulated that social capital by first learning how to listen and read the professional and blog genres that interest them (interpretation…

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Blogging since 1999

Blogging since 1999 (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) It occurrs to me that it was shortly after I turned in my final grades in Spring, 1999 — six five years ago — that I started tinkering with the table of contents page for my collection of online handouts. I thought that, instead of just posting links to the resources I recommended, I would write a short evaluative blurb. I kept doing that on…