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Using Blogger as a Private Journal

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For just over a year, I've been using Blogger, the blogging platform I use for this and my other blogs, to keep an online personal journal. I've simply set it up as a private blog, only viewable by the author, and send an email to it, to create entries. Here's how to set it up for yourself:
Go to www.blogger.com.Signing in to Blogger:If you have a Google account, simply log in with it at the top.If you don't have a Google account, click "Create a Blog". This will take you to a form to create a Google account. Complete this step. Once complete, jump to Step 4 below.Once signed in to your Dashboard using you Google account, click "Create a Blog" at the top.
The first step to creating your journal is to give it a name. I used "Personal Journal of Skyler Collins". Put your name in the space for Blog Title.