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How much detail is simply too much?

Originally posted on Broadside:
Writer’s Block 1 (Photo credit: OkayCityNate). How much — REALLY? — do we need to know? Everyone who writes a blog, unless it’s focused on a specific subject, shares details of their life, past and present: their kids, their partner, their dating life, their work, their school experiences… How much is too much? Readers here have learned that: — I need to lose a pile of weight and how tedious this is — I’ve had four orthopedic surgeries since 2000, including a hip replacement in February…