Holy crap, y’all!
The WordNerds surpassed 1,000 subscribers today! This is so crazy to me-just 477 days ago, we dropped our promo video.
470 days ago our first official video was posted, and that Thursday my first video was uploaded. The time went by so fast!
I won’t get too mushy on you, but this has seriously been one of the best things to ever happen to me. I’ve never been so grateful that I failed at something (auditioning for the YA Rebels). I’ve also never been so grateful that someone I didn’t know messaged me on Twitter (Kellie, asking if I was interested in joining in on the creation of the WordNerds).
As an extra thank you for you WordNerds who also sometimes check out my blog, I wanted to show you a little insight into the beginning stages of creating the WordNerds:
She filled me in on all of the big plans, and I was thrilled (obviously). One of the hardest things to do was come up with names for each of our days, so here’s a sneak peek at all of the things we came up with before settling on what we have today!
(Parts of these emails have been erased for security reasons, and when you see the words “Word,” “Nerd,” and “WordNerds” highlighted in yellow, it’s not for any special reason. It’s just because I searched for this email, and I couldn’t get it to remove the highlights. 🙂 )
So we had a starting place:
And from there we started brainstorming!