I imagine the point is to garner more traffic to your blog. Theoretically, I suppose, people would go there, check the blogs on display, vote for them and start frequenting yours because it's just so damn briliant. Or something along those lines.
Imagine the tons of emails they send out blind to any and all blogs out there. How many people respond? Flattery will get you everywhere I suppose. 'Cause I'm quite certain my stellar blogging talent hasn't awed them to the point that they could no longer survive without interviewing me.
For some reason, this brings to mind Ticknart's Friday blog about "writing" vs. blogging. Fantasy writer Robin Hobbs has a rant against blogging on her website which is totally ridiculous. But then I never facied myself to be a writer so... meh. But sentences like this:
But my dear friends, it is NO COINCIDENCE that blog and blood begin with the same three letters!
don't help her make her case in my opinion. But what do I know, blogger has eaten my brain anyway.
I dare hope that rant was somewhat tongue in cheek. Who knows, maybe she's a closet blogger, or a blog reader and trying to hide her addiction.
...oh, it feels like writing, like the easiest sort of writing, the writing that needs not to be justified on the morrow. It is the writing that makes the idle stupidity of the day something of worth...
And now, onto the idle stupidity of my day:
For the first time in months I've spent a whole day in closed shoes rather than sandals. My feet, they are not happy. Already they are craving freedom. What will they have to say when I reintroduce them to pantyhose....