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I ♥ E-Poetry: 500 Entries Later
This word-frequency visualization is generated from the 100 most commonly used words in the first 500 consecutive daily entries of this scholarly blogging project.
Launched on December 19, 2011, I have been writing this blog every day, without fail, until today. That means I have written over 141,000 words— the equivalent of 564 pages of pure text (at 250 words per page), more if you count all the images.
Since its launch, I’ve had the honor to welcome 9,788 unique visitors from around the world in 15,875 visits, with 31,434 pageviews according to Google Analytics data. I ♥ E-Poetry has received about 61.66% new visitors since its launch, which means the project has enjoyed a steadily growing readership and new audience.
Thank you, my readers!
Also, my emphatic thanks to
- My Editorial Board— Alan Bigelow, Kathi Inman Berens, and Mark C. Marino— for your support and guidance on this project.
- The ELMCIP team, particularly Scott Rettberg, Jill Walker Rettberg, Patricia Tomaszek, and Hannelen Leirvag.
- The Fulbright Foundation and the U.S. Norway Fulbright Foundation, for the invaluable opportunity to spend a year in Norway teaching and researching 100% in my specialization.
- All the writers and readers who have reached out to me and offered words of encouragement. You’ve kept me motivated during dark days of lonely labor.
- My lovely wife Kara Fore Flores. Without your patience and support I wouldn’t be able to find the time to pull off such an ambitious writing challenge.
Here’s to the next 500 entries!