William Gibson TOGGLING TO NON-PROMO MODE
Will necessarily involve that which Fashionpolice already seeks to avoid experiencing: the complete and utter cessation of blogging.
One thing that was immediately clear to me, from the first blog, is that this is not an activity, for me, that can coexist with the writing of a novel. In some way I only dimly apprehend, it requires too much of the same bandwidth (yet never engages anything like the total *available* bandwidth).
But, definitely, the ecology of novelization and the ecology of blogging couldn't coexist, for me. It would be like trying to boil water without a lid. Or, more like it, trying to run a steam engine without a lid. (I wonder if that would be the case for a native of the blogosphere -- for whom, as Lou Reed once said of heroin addicts, "the needle is a toothbrush"? Maybe not.)
So, fair warning: I will indeed stop doing this at some point, though not until I return from England.