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Living high on the blog

Posted By Darren Rowse 15th of July 2005 ProBlogger Site News 0 Comments

Today’s online edition (I don’t think it’s in the print editions) of the Sydney Morning Herald and Age newspapers have featured an article of me Living high on the blog (also here). In it they largely talk about how I came to earn a living from blogging and have a rather large photo (left) of me reclining on the stairs in our last house.

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  • Congrats Darren. And hope more of the best for you. :)


  • congrats

  • Congratulations Darren…good read, too!

  • Vix

    Congrats! It was an interesting read.

  • Congratulations!

    For the record, here in middle America there aren’t many people who know what a weblog is either. For that matter I still know lots of people who don’t have computers…

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  • Cool – more mentions in MSM. Despite how some bloggers knock the miainstream media, I think it’s really good when there’s crossover, and it seldom hurts to have your blog mentioned in other media (so I’ve been told)

  • Congrats, Darren. Great to see “traditional” Aussie media doing more features on weblogs. It’ll be great to keep seeing more…

  • Pure gold dust, Darren. Now’s the time to hit HarperCollins for a three-book deal :-)

  • FMF

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! Couldn’t have happened to a more deserving guy!!!

  • Ken

    Who took the photo?

  • Congratulations!!

    This kind of coverage in the traditional media it’s an incentive to people all around the world. And a proof that you can live doing what you like.

  • Well done Darren.

    Looks like you’re the man to bring blogging to the mainstream in Australia ;-) keep up the good work.

    And the half-in-jest book deal comment above, I’d take seriously. You should seriously make a pitch to a publisher, esp. now youor exposure is high.

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