Happy 5th Birthday to Taking on a World of Words!

13 Sep

It seemed appropriate that this happened on a Wednesday! Last week I had my 5th Blogoversary and I’m so excited to share it with all of you! There aren’t many things I’ve done for five years straight so I’m proud that this has been a constant in my life.

One of my rituals on my blogoversary is to think what my blog would be able to do if it were a child. My mother might prefer it another way, but this is what I’ve got.

  • Learn to sing and dance
  • Can tell the difference between reality and fiction
  • Tells a simple story using full sentences
  • Uses the future tense
  • Can print some letters and numbers
  • Can do a somersault.

It’s time for Kindergarten! No longer a toddler, I’ve got a school-aged blog on my hands.

Yet again, here are some numbers to show my blog’s growth over the past year. Numbers are taken from 19-Sep, so four days after my blogoversary. It came on so fast I didn’t have time to celebrate right away.

Why am I feeling like my book is being plagiarized for high school English essays? These search terms are making me uncomfortable. Hm. I can’t thank my loyal readers enough for engaging with me here on my blog. I think the referrers and clicks really show! I’m really blessed to have individuals reading here who love books as much as I do and who enjoy WWW Wednesday and the community it has created. It’s been a joy to run this blog and learn about new books from other book lovers. You all make this experience worthwhile.

Thank you all so much for reading along with my reading adventures. I love sharing a love of books with you all. You make finishing a book even more exciting!

Until next time, write on.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

28 Responses to “Happy 5th Birthday to Taking on a World of Words!”

  1. Laurel-Rain Snow September 13, 2018 at 10:53 AM #

    Happy 5th anniversary! It feels great to see where our blogs have been over the years.

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 12:19 PM #

      So true! It’s fun to look at the popular pages and how that changes. Happy reading!

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  2. Aymee September 13, 2018 at 10:54 AM #

    Happy blog birthday!

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  3. Liz Slay September 13, 2018 at 11:31 AM #

    Happy 5th birthday to your blog! Five years is a long time and wonderful milestone to reach and celebrate!

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 12:20 PM #

      Thank you. I’m aiming to go as long as I can. Happy reading!

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  4. whatcathyreadnext September 13, 2018 at 12:16 PM #

    What an achievement – well done! And I’m thrilled my blog is mentioned in your list of top referrers. Wow! Shows how much I love WWW Wednesday and your reviews and how much followers of my blog do too 😀

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 12:23 PM #

      It seems we’ve created a good partnership. I’m glad you enjoy WWW Wednesday as much as I do. Happy reading!

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  5. macsbooks311 September 13, 2018 at 12:54 PM #

    Writing a blog is like keeping a diary and I never was very good at that. It’s inspiring to see someone who has been doing this for 5 years! Here’s to that many or more in the future!

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 12:58 PM #

      Thank you! I kept a daily diary for many years when I was in grade school. Maybe that’s why this doesn’t seem like a big commitment. Happy reading!

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  6. Cathy746books September 13, 2018 at 3:53 PM #

    Happy Blogversary! I’m 5 this year too 😉

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 4:26 PM #

      Incredible. Congratulations!

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  7. Whimsically Meghan September 13, 2018 at 4:58 PM #

    Happy fifth blogiversary! 😀 How exciting! 🙂

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  8. Paula Bardell-Hedley September 13, 2018 at 5:12 PM #

    Many congratulations! 🎈

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  9. Sofii @A Book. A Thought. September 13, 2018 at 7:51 PM #

    CONGRATS✨🎊🎉 5 YEARS! it’s really amazing . My second year is coming and I feel so nostalgic 😂

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    • Sam September 13, 2018 at 9:17 PM #

      That’s wonderful. Congratulations and happy reading!

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  10. carhicks September 14, 2018 at 9:40 AM #

    Happy 5th Anniversary, I have only recently found your blog and am enjoying it, so many more years to come!

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    • Sam September 14, 2018 at 9:43 AM #

      Thank you! Always glad to meet a new reader. Happy reading!

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  11. B Lostinacoulee September 14, 2018 at 10:47 AM #

    Happy Anniversary and congrats on 5 years!!

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    • Sam September 14, 2018 at 4:38 PM #

      Thanks so much! It’s a milestone I never dreamed of reaching. Happy reading!

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  12. Trisha September 14, 2018 at 4:29 PM #

    Happy 5 year anniversary, I’m so happy for you, I hope my blog will at least half that amount of time.

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    • Sam September 14, 2018 at 4:39 PM #

      Find a format that works with your life and you can make it. Happy reading!

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  13. Hunida September 14, 2018 at 5:04 PM #

    Happy 5th blogoversary! Wow! You’ve got a kindergartner on your hands now, hahah. 😉

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    • Sam September 14, 2018 at 5:40 PM #

      Haha for sure. It’s not as much as a handful though. Happy reading!

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  14. Laila@BigReadingLife September 15, 2018 at 10:38 PM #

    Five years is a great milestone! Happy blogiversary!

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