Well, because I've been wanting to try the blog thing for a while now. I've got a web-page devoted primarily to my hobby interests (mainly my collection of GI Joes and other 1/6th action figures), but nothing to my writing and more diverse interests.
So, we'll see how this goes. I'm hoping that sitting down and typing in a quick blog entry will turn out to be "priming the pump" rather than cutting into my literary productivity. We shall see.
(Okay, learning curve on the blog thing. The spelling checker here doesn't know "Conan," and wants to turn it into "Cowman." Obviously, they're remembering the early Marvel comics, where Conan wore a fur hat with horns. No, I'm not making this up. More curious is that the spelling checker doesn't know the word "blog!" It would have happily turned it into "bloc," which is a whole different thing.)