Weird Google searches that lead to my site

One of the advantages of switching to a WordPress-based website is that, with no technical understanding at all, I now have access to some interesting stats about my site and its visitors. I recently discovered that I can look up what terms people have typed into Google in order to find my little corner of the web.

I am naturally very pleased that so many people have discovered the site through some variant of “what makes a plot interesting”, although it speaks something of the depth of their writer’s block that these people have clicked through a fair few pages of results to find pigfender.com.

There are, of course, quite a few obvious ones in the list. “Pigfender” comes up a bit (alongside “Mrs Pigfender”, I’m pleased to note), as do all sorts of variants on “Scrivener”, “Scapple” and “Novel In A Day”. Some of my favourites, however, include…

carl hiaasen writes with noise suppression
Err, what?

pigfender rocks
Yes, yes I do. Thank you for noticing.

is it wrong to eat meat bullet point
Perhaps I should have made it clearer on that post that I made up absolutely everything I wrote.

dinosaurs in jurassic park lessons
I wonder if I’m quoted / ripped off in some High School essay somewhere? Cool.

strong female disney character
That’s right: Search for Disney, get me. Perhaps I should include more drawings of animals on the site.

how to write a best selling romance
Dammit! I knew I should have kept this formula to myself.

attention span of a pig
I love the fact that there are people out there who care about this issue. I also love the fact that if you search for it, I am the top result.

a or an exciting opportunity
Blimey, just how many pages must someone have gone through to find my site with this one. I gave up myself after dozens…