The Art of Darkness

…And Thanks for All the Fish

July 18th, 2016 by Cobwebs

'ByeSo! I started this silly blog clear back in 2007, as a way to share my love of gothy weirdness with the world. Because I am an idiot I made it a personal goal to update without fail every single weekday, and although I’ve actually managed that for over nine years(!!!) I have to admit that things have been limping a bit of late. It’s time, I think, to pack it in.

I’ll probably still post occasionally–keep me in your RSS feeds (are those still a thing?)–but it’ll be sporadic. My archive, of course, will stay up for as long as I can pay the bills.

Thanks to all of the commenters who’ve encouraged me over the years. You’re welcome to look me up on Facebook; I’m still weird over there.

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19 Responses

  1. ShellHawk Says:

    Waaaaah! But I *like* checking in here! :'(

  2. Mim Says:

    That’s one massive achievement. I hope you don’t desert the internet completely, but you definitely deserve a break :-D

  3. Josephine Boone Says:

    Wow, nine years is a good run! I have enjoyed your blog a lot and found so many new, interesting, useful, and amazing things when you shared them here. Thank you for all of it; I’ll send you a friend request!

  4. Richard M Says:

    Sorry to see you go. I have really appreciated the posts over a lot of year. Many thanks

  5. devries Says:

    Sorry to see it end, but it has been a good run. You did a good job posting interesting things,

  6. Larissa Says:

    I’ll miss your blog.

  7. Fiend4Halloween Says:

    Thanks so much for the occasional chats, sharing these great posts and opening my eyes to a lot of great websites and crafting ideas. Get some rest and don’t be a stranger.

  8. David Says:

    Thanks for your hard work all these years! I’ll definitely miss that daily source of creepyness and inspiration!

  9. Pixel Pixie Says:

    I certainly can’t keep my blog updated every day. Or week. Or month. It’s just how life works out sometimes. I’ll certainly miss my morning dose of spooky, but blogging should be fun and not a giant hassle.

  10. Laurie Brown Says:

    I totally understand, but I shall miss your blog. I love it, and appreciate all the work you’ve put into it all this time!

  11. devries Says:

    I know it was hard to keep a daily post. Itried to post on this news group I belong a daily thought (or humorous saying) and foud that was hard to do on a daily basis. I can’t imagine how tuff doing large posts on a blog on a daily basis would be.

  12. Witcharachne Says:

    :(
    But I understand. I can’t even keep a blog going for more than a month. 9 years is amazing.
    I’m glad I can still spam you with weird shit on facebook too :)

  13. Jori Says:

    Oh my gosh! I’m going to miss checking in with your blog. Thanks so much for inspiring me.

  14. Kathy White Says:

    What everybody else said times two. I’m just sorry I discovered you so late in the day.

  15. StoneMaven Says:

    You will be greatly missed.

  16. Laurie Beegle Says:

    I look forward to every Friday’s link dump, and the week long ones! I have followed you since I planned my own Hallowedding in 2008! Thank you and hope you still post on Fridays!

  17. Christy Lightner Says:

    Thank you for the shared live of all things quirky and cool. I’ve gotten so much entertainment and inspiration from this page for my crafts and for Halloween parties. Thank you!

  18. Mike Says:

    Sad to hear this. I have always looked forward to your link dumps. Thanks for all the spooky goodness over the years. I’ll definitely keep you in the feed just in case!

  19. Gail FC Says:

    Thank you thank you THANK YOU for all your hard work over these past years! This site always brightened my day >:[ (that’s ummm.. that’s supposed to be a vampire face. but like, you know, old timey internet style)

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