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  1. Administrivia: new layout, feedback desired

    When I started Read Irresponsibly, I asked a graphic designer to lay out the site professionally. Unfortunately, the work never panned out. So I put in place something pretty basic based on the default WordPress template. Sometimes, it’s better to just get moving and fill in the details later. Well, I still don’t have a professionally designed layout. But I decided to switch things up a bit to highlight book covers a bit more. Just a bit more graphic pizzazz than I’ve previously gone for. If you were there for the early days of my old site, Rat’s Reading, you might remember that I stuck with a very minimalist style…
  2. Administrivia: How do I Link Irresponsibly?

    I’ve periodically posted link round-ups on bookish topics, but I’m finding that format doesn’t really work for me. That’s mostly workflow related, not content related. I like the idea of posting links that I find interesting because I see a lot of content that doesn’t seem to make the rounds. What I’d like to do is post the links with a bit of commentary as I find them. I’m not quite sure what format and venue would work best. Here’s what I’m considering: Google+ Read Irresponsibly has a Google+ page, and I’ve been posting some links there. I think the format there works really really well for links. There are…
  3. Welcome to Read Irresponsibly

    Hello! If you’ve come across this blog already, likely you have been following me on Twitter or on Rat’s Reading. For 15 months I’ve been planning on moving my book blog to a new site. But life and indecision have delayed me. Yesterday, I decided to just launch the thing and get writing. There are a number of features I will add over the months to the site. My intention is that it will be something more than Rat’s Reading was. When I figure out how I want to implement these features, they’ll come. But for now, this will be a fairly bare bones book blog. For the moment, no…