Tell me about your Blog?
Well, I write very different blogs. But my main focus at this point is on a controversial one. Although it does not meet with a lot of rejection when presented, yet it inspires blushes that makes chatting about it somewhat too cautious. However, the acceptance it receives is completely amazing and unbelievable. I guess by now you are wondering what this blog is all about. Anyway, one more thing, it is one of the reasons I am happy to be born in this age of openness through the aid of technology. So, join me to read and welcome to Erotic Fantasies.
What was your first blog?
As regards this particular blog, it was initially created to focus on my first manuscript for a love-story novel which is gathering ‘byte’-dust in my hard drive now. But I quickly diversified it into general fictional writing when I thought the initial plan was boring. So, the first blog for erotic fantasies is titled ‘The 3 Way Lust’. It was a hit short story that inspired me to push on.
What is the biggest tip you would give to a newbie blogger?
Just as it goes, writing is a window to our hearts. It is enough trouble to think let alone putting fingers to key (no more ‘pen to paper’ as that is so 18th-century-like). So I would encourage a newbie to crackle on. But my best advice is to develop a niche to blog on. This is because blogging is better when subject-focused and that way, it is also easier to talk about or found by fans.
What do advertisers do that you wish they wouldn’t?
Well, my blog isn’t commercial (not yet). So I am not minding advertisers. But on the other hand, I would that they make ads snappy and focused too to relate to the hosting blog.
What do bloggers do that you wish they wouldn’t?
Hijacking of others’ subject or feeling theirs is just the only best.
Where do you see growth in the blogging field?
Freedom of expression and access to contributing and reducing capitalistic madness. And that is reflected at the cross-section of people who are blogging now; mums, dad, employed, unemployed, students, free-lancers, self-employed, government workers and officials, even presidents. Blogging is surely the new media and the traditional media already knows that. Hence they also have taken it on board and even paying or offering incentives for people to blog.
What new ideas are advertisers coming up with to take advantage of new trends?
The London Bloggers’ Meetup (LBM) which I am a member of has had various sponsorships from big names/chains for our meeting this year; all thanks to Andy Bargery (@abarge). It can only mean one thing: they reach more people through escalation method of bloggers writing about them for their different readers. So that’s a great idea.
What do you do to improve the world?
Live in it. Haha! It is confusing these days how and if the ‘damn’ old hag called planet is improving or retarding. What with the new theories of emission, recycling, etc. They are boring and I am not subscriber to ethics or routine, real, invented or artificial. I go about London on a bike not because I want to be ‘green’ (I am black- haha!), and I burn electricity only when I need to not to improve the world but because I think it should be common sense not to play a CD and watch a movie at the same time. An example is I don’t own a TV, or other gadgets, my laptop is a TV, CD/DVD player, Radio, MP3 player, etc. So for me, it’s about common sense. So, ask yourself if you need that mp3/iPod while you have a mobile handset with over 12GB storage capacity on it.
What do you do that is green?
I don’t think about it and as said above, I am not interested. Criticize me if you may.
What is one thing about you that not many people know?
Ah! I wasn’t expecting this. Ehm… most people don’t know that I have any problems at all.
What’s your favorite book?
Ironically, the Ancient & Modern – Church of England hymn book. I don’t practice any religion though.
What is on your iPod?
I have never owned an iPod and would not.
What are your contact details (email, company, blog, facebook, myspace, forums, etc)?
Email; godwys @ godwyns.com,
Blog; www.eroticfantasies.wordpress.com ,
What events do you go to?
Mainly social networking, bookclubs, blogging meets, support groups
How do you prefer to communicate?
Depends on the context. Most of the time, I will prefer not speak on the phone but do email. Otherwise, I suffer from text-rithis. Send me a text if it is urgent.
Who would you recommend, and why?
Ahh! Tough one. I normally am awful with special regards. I see everyone as equal regardless of what they do. But on recommendation, it will depend on what’s in need. This is why network a lot. Different people for different issues.
Go for 10 people plus
@abarge – has excellent connections; grab him if you can
@anniemole – has read almost all the fictional books in the world and know London underground. A sure guide in matter of fictional and underground stuff
My CEO at work – friendly but stern
My friend @yiannopoulos – has the brain of a supercomputer(me think) and tweets a lot.
Twitter – excellent blogging mode and instant access to those you probably wouldn’t have.
Georgina – a former colleague who understands everything and never ever show anger or raise her voice
Ruthy my friend – chill and calm and easy
Lynn Herrick – photographer per excellence
Mark – a retired priest in the interpretation industry who is friendly to all and knows a lot
You of course – Murray Newlands; ah! Too curious and surely would know much
Eroticfantasies – for imaginative pleasure and real fascination of ecstasy.
What is one thing people can do for you?
Make sure they check and confirm that what they are going to ask or tell me is relevant.