After much consideration, I decided to move my blog from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress.org installation.
Please update your feed readers to reflect the new domain name, bookswithoutanypictures.com. There is a handy dandy Bloglovin’ link in the sidebar.
This is a decision that I’ve been mulling over for some time. While I loved the free version of WordPress, I wanted to have more control over my own content, including the ability to use tools like Rafflecopter or Mr. Linky. I want to be the person who decides what type (if any) of advertisements are on my blog. The free version of WordPress just wasn’t flexible enough to comfortably suit my changing needs, and since my blog has been a major part of my life for more than two years, it was finally time to switch.
Let me know if anything seems buggy. I’ll be working on the look and feel of the blog more over the next few weeks and try to work out any of the kinks. I’ll also eventually make a post about the actual experience of moving.