Somewhere in Japan

is creating photographs and writing essays related to Japan

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About Somewhere in Japan

Hi, I’m David, and Somewhere in Japan is my blogging project for 2021 (and beyond). Let me tell you a bit about me and what I’m trying to do.

It all started with the idea to give myself a year-long writing project. Every Tuesday and Wednesday for all of 2021, 105 posts in all, I would put up a new short essay and accompanying photograph, both related to (and created in) Japan.

It’s been challenging in the best possible way, and as I near the 50% mark for the year, I’m thinking forward to what I want to do with the site and the writing project in 2022 and beyond.

My current thinking is that I will probably move to doing fewer of the short posts, but also working in at least a couple longer pieces per month.

Initially, my goal is to get enough supporters to cover the increased cost of running the site on much better hosting, which will make the site faster and more stable. Factoring in fees and taxes, my initial goal is $45 per month. Anything more than that helps make my situation a bit more secure, which in turn helps with creative work.

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