Here’s the bonus element I’m bringing to my participation in the Back to Blogging challenge. As well as posting once a day, I’m going to be writing all my posts in Markdown – a markup language conceived by Daring Fireball blogger John Gruber that allows you to quickly write a post for publishing in HTML without hand-typing all the HTML mark-up – or constantly leaving the keyboard to click on buttons in the editor.

The syntax looks relatively straight-forward to learn, and I’m hoping it will make the process of writing a blogpost significantly quicker for me. I’ll report back in 10 days…