"Blog writing is id writing—grandiose, dreamy, private, free-associative, infantile, sexy, petty, dirty. Whether bloggers tell the truth or really are who they claim to be is another matter, but WTF. They are what they write. And you can't fake that."
from her article "Blogs"
The New York Review of Books, February 14, 2008
(The NYROB must time travel, as we in this space/time continuum have not yet entered February 2008.)
Read the whole thing here:
I found it through the blog Momo, recommended by Thinkery.
As I am proving to myself today (3 posts-worth), blogging is also the best way to put off doing some work you reeeeeally don't want to do. In my case, getting back to trying to untangle the spirituality ms. I tell myself, at least if I'm blogging, my brain is engaged.
Or at least my id is.