Let’s Talk About August

Let’s talk about August. August was my best month overall, traffic-wise. Note, however, that all that traffic was concentrated in the first half of the month. A single post–one from pretty deep in the archives, too–is the culprit. Feminist Friday: The Problem With The Manic Pixie Dream Girl started blowing up. It may or may…

On The #AtoZChallenge

Fun. Exhilarating. Challenging. Busy. Those are probably the four best words to describe the A-Z Challenge. In April I undertook the challenge of writing 26 posts, both alphabetical and themed around college. I completed the challenge, so obviously I’m qualified to give you unsolicited advice about how to do it too. Unsolicited Advice PREWRITE. You’ve…

Search Terms: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Some search terms make sense and direct¬†readers to what they want. Others¬†aren’t perfect, but come close enough to work. The rest are a smorgasbord of “erm,” “okay then,” and “WTF?” Some people seem to be coming to my blog for advice on personal matters and…shopping? Some visitors seemed to need help with school assignments or…

2014 In Review: Goals and Stats

I started Victim To Charm at the beginning of 2014. One of my resolutions was to “try blogging.” You can tell by the way I worded that goal that I doubted my likelihood to stick with it. Yet 163 posts later, here we are. I started out writing once or sometimes twice each week, primarily…