Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute

Do you have a reputation? What is it, and where did it come from? Is it accurate? What do you think about it?

Photographers, artists, poets: show us YOU.

 I remain fairly unaware of my reputation regarding most areas of what I do. However, is that a bad thing? Maybe people would get on with their lives slightly more efficiently if they weren’t worrying about reputations. Sometimes I think people can be very harsh on people purely because of their reputation. I want to make clear to you that by making a very final decision about every person based on their reputation leaves no room for change, and most certainly does not encourage change.

Maybe that’s why I don’t particularly want to know what people think of me. I believe that forgiveness is the key to a better life experience, because in the end it relieves you of unnecessary amounts of worry and stress. Reputations aren’t bad on their own – people get by on a reputation sometimes – however I don’t like the idea that you make up your mind based completely on a reputation either.

Everyone has different reputations decided by different groups of people. For instance, my family know that I am extremely over-analytical, and my friends know that I worry a lot needlessly. When it comes to stuff like this, are reputations valuable? Will I be over-analytical all the time? In the end a reputation is a brand, and that’s why they cannot be depended on – people are not machines. Reputations are also based on the emotional response of a person. However that doesn’t mean reputations aren’t useful – if you’re in direct dealings with someone, often a reputation can give you some kind of idea of what to expect, perhaps even helping you protect yourself – giving yourself a little wall, a little distance between you and the other person, just in case.

However I don’t think I can publish this post without writing something about myself. After all, I have to show you me.

So, what about my own reputations? Well regarding blogging, I can only guess at what people think of me. I don’t think I even have a blogging reputation. If I do, please tell me – it would be interesting now that I’ve been writing on the blog for about a month!

Music-wise, I’ve generally got a positive reputation, and I’m known for my more spiritual connection with music, even though I’m not religious in the slightest. I’ve already written on this blog about how I use music as a means of communication, and that’s why I enjoy playing chamber music with friends, because I can ‘tell’ them things I wouldn’t dare speak just by playing music. Writing-wise, I’m known for being extremely over-the-top, and for having too many ideas at once. I’m known for being dedicated to what I write when I want to be. Apart from these things I genuinely have no idea about my reputation. But maybe that’s part of my reputation – the ignorance. Yup, that’s me.

Other bloggers of repute:

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  2. Why I write this Blog | A Teacher’s Blog
  3. Beat Me! | I am Shira
  4. perfect | yi-ching lin photography
  5. Crises and Time Management (short fiction) | The Jittery Goat
  6. Sweet girl | Life Love Lily
  7. DP Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | Sabethville
  8. Share Your World – 2014 Week 1 | Khana’s Web
  9. Stolen bests | shame
  10. That Magnificent Woman | Shadows Of The Divine
  11. Blogger of good repute | A mom’s blog
  12. Reputation – A Friday Flash Crime Story | My Little Avalon
  13. Daily Prompt: Reputation | This Blog Needs A Title
  14. Blogger of Repute | Geek Ergo Sum
  15. Yes, I may be a Moody Bitch some (most) of the time… | thoughtsofrkh
  16. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | Basically Beyond Basic
  17. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute « cognitive reflection
  18. I Bake Out of Love:Not Love of Money | Nicetomeetyou:I’mCourtney
  19. Daily Prompt: Blogger Repute | Square One Notes
  20. My Reputation: Daily Prompt | The Rider
  21. Reputation Vs. You | Unlocking The Inner Creative
  22. A matter of opinion. | Hope* the happy hugger
  23. Reputations That Elude Me | Eyes Through The Glass – A Blog About Asperger’s
  24. The Man who can. | L5GN
  25. A Writer is known by his Work | all my likes
  26. Daily Prompt: Blogger Of Repute | Finding Life
  27. Reputations, the Woman at the Well, and the Man from Nazareth | meanderedwanderings
  28. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  29. Keep away from-a Runaround Sue
  30. Wordz on a Page
  31. YOU. | Randomlyabstract’s Blog
  32. Daily Prompt: Me (Blogger of Repute) | This Portrait in Gray
  33. Being | Stories from aside
  34. Reputable Pup… | Haiku By Ku
  35. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | my father’s garden
  36. Am I Eccentric Or Just Normal In My Own Way? | Lisa’s Kansa Muse
  37. Chocolate Ice Cream Cake | Miss Spicy Hat N’ Sugar Socks
  38. From One Crazy Life To Another
  39. HUMAN | hastywords
  40. Re Introduction to Photography by Char, Who, What She is. | Photography by Char
  41. How To Be A Blogger of Repute | froodian pseudoanalysis
  42. You Know I’ve Got a Bad Reputation | The Playground
  43. Blogger of Repute | Flowers and Breezes
  44. Daily Prompt – You (Show Yourself) | Serendipitous Cookery
  45. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | littlegirlstory
  46. A Portrait of You | The Magic Black Book
  47. Wrong Impression | Dance with the Rain
  48. So slow | Life is great
  49. “What’s your favorite color?”/Daily Prompt/Reputation | I’m a Writer, Yes I Am
  50. A Thousand Words… | LenzExperiments
  51. Day 16:When Daily Prompt and Zero to Hero come together | In my world
  52. Daily Prompt: Happy | Morrighan’s Muse
  53. Who do I appear to be? Superwoman? | Kimberly M. Ringer
  54. I am the girl who… | Chasing The Bubble
  55. Zero To Hero Day 16: Writing Prompt | Musings of a Soul Eclectic
  56. “I’ve got a rad reputation / as a cool dude” | Rob’s Surf Report
  57. Just a happy blogger 🙂 | Processing the life
  58. That Funny Guy Who Knows a Lot (or maybe that smart guy who’s really funny) | djgarcia94
  59. Daily Post: Being Reputable! | All Things Cute and Beautiful
  60. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute – My newest business strategy | Be Inspired Be Inspiring
  61. Horny Harry’s House Of Ill Repute How May I Help You | Ana Lynn’s Blogging Adventures
  62. I’m a Princess | Better Than Reality
  63. Daily Prompt: You – Who me? | Mishe en Place
  64. My Bad Reputation
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  66. Self-Portrait | Next Page, New Chapter
  67. YES ! | Dreams to Reality !
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  69. I Don’t Give a Damn About My Reputation | thanks for letting me autograph your cat
  70. Blogger of Repute | Help Along the Path
  71. I Don’t Give A Damn ‘Bout My Reputation | Verbose, Morose, and Comatose
  72. Reputation? Good and bad. | Emotional Fitness
  73. “Zero to Hero” Day 16: Confession of a super mom! |
  74. Eye of the beholder | Mindful Digressions
  75. A Scarlet Reputation | Rose Writes…
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  77. Zero to Hero Day 16: in Which I Am Required to Respond A Prompt I Could Possibly Give Half a Shit About (Someday) | Rose B Fischer
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  79. Day Sixteen: Make a writing prompt your own | Occasional Stuff
  80. Mostly Invisible | Mara Eastern’s Personal Blog
  81. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | The Wandering Poet
  82. Gotta Protect My Reputation – Or Maybe Shed It | Edward Hotspur
  83. Blogger of repute | Life as a country bumpkin…not a city girl
  84. Day 16: Thirty Seconds to a Post | Mara Eastern’s Personal Blog
  85. So why should I care about a bad reputation, anyway? | SusannaAntihero
  86. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | Home that We Built
  87. Not Living Up to My Reputation | Sewing with Scooby Snacks
  88. 5 Things Men will never Understand about Women | MamaMickTerry
  89. DAY 16: MAKE A WRITING PROMPT YOUR OWN | ♥ Jackie Speaks It ♥
  90. Zero to Hero Day 16 – Reputation | Chris Musgrave – Writer in Training
  91. Reflection | belindabroughton
  92. Daily Prompt: Big Reps | One Starving Activist
  93. A Carefully Constructed Reputation | From a blank page to happily ever after
  94. Zero to Hero: Day 16 | theotherpalette
  95. Why I Love Those Plants of Ill Repute | Forest Garden
  96. The Shy, Unpleasant Girl | Nodus Tollens
  97. Daily prompt: Reputation? You have to be visible for one of those | helen meikle’s scribblefest
  98. What is YOUR Online Reputation? | Cheri Speak
  99. Bad Reputation? | yearofthehorses
  101. Sliver of a Second | field of thorns
  102. Well, This Could Be Awkward | Ellen Maybe
  103. Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute. | Lux
  104. Blogger of repute | the mess keeper
  105. Daily Prompt | Thoughts of an INFP
  106. A Few of My Favorite Things…. | Coffee Crumbs
  107. Daily Prompt: Reputation | Artful Homesteader
  108. What’s in a Moniker? | My Author-itis
  109. Zero to Hero Day 16: Make a Writing Prompt Your Own | The Dragon’s Lair
  110. One of My Reputations | Brian Mok
  111. His & Hers: A shifting definition of “reputation” | Lauren Kells
  112. You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here | Shades of Teal
  113. Zero to Hero Challenge : Day 16 | Nicole Sloan’s Writing
  114. YOU RAISE ME UP | The Christian Gazette
  115. You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here | Boxes
  116. #ZerotoHero: Day 16 – Daily Prompt… Make It Your Own | Jottings and Writings
  117. The Grapevine… | Forty, c’est Fantastique !
  118. Zero-To-Hero #16 – Daily Prompt | My Weary Mind
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  120. Not An Italian Leather Sofa | Anecdote Love
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  126. confessions on reputations and being scared | life and loveliness
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  129. Street Credit | Corned Beef Hashtag
  130. Whay You See | Jenn Lost in Chaos
  131. Day 16: Make a writing prompt your own | Words to the Wise or otherwise just words
  132. Extreme Anxiety | alienorajt
  133. #zerotohero Prompts — Make them Yours | pause 2 play
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  135. Zero to Hero + Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute | A Hedonistic Wander
  136. My reputation | Beneath the veil
  137. What’s my Rep? | Alexia Jones
  138. hermit | yi-ching lin photography
  139. A Zero to Hero post: why I’m not grateful for reputations of any kind. | Life’s little mercies

19 thoughts on “Daily Prompt: Blogger of Repute

  1. Reputation is based on a emotional responds of a person – very true, so it’s clouded by opinion of the individual giving it. Also why I don’t really care about the concept of reputation – nice read, have a great day!

  2. I enjoyed the post and agree with your words. “Everyone has different reputations decided by different groups of people,” is so true. And I appreciate learning more about how your music and art are important to you, and part of how you share yourself. I like this line also: “Maybe people would get on with their lives slightly more efficiently if they weren’t worrying about reputations.” So your spraffing today revealed some gems for us to ponder! Thanks!

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