It always struck me as odd that we [as a collective culture and civilization] that we make new year resolutions on the first of the year. Sure, it symbolizes commencement– but for me, it’s nearly 6 months off from the start of my year!
Coding and web design really does involve magic.
For some reason, these things work perfectly in one configuration, then in the next it won’t work for no apparent reason
So fuck it, starting over.
When I first had the idea to write, I conceived of my idea as a TV series, a cinematic experience. Like that would ever happen. About as likely as getting published as a book. But then again, if profit was my motive and it didn’t pan out, I wouldn’t write past that. But I actually like writing! So my goal, my driving force is writing for myself and no one else.
A Draft Later
But I learned some lessons on that first draft. Oh boy, did I learn some lessons. I could just write a book on the lessons I learned, but I don’t feel like doing that. Ever. So I’ll settle for a blog post of few on it and call it done. Hopefully my struggles in writing can help you too.
Well, this is something, isn’t it? I’ve made it to three posts on my personal blog without resorting to memes and pictures or a video. Personal best for be now, still, I don’t know what to write about or what to cover. I just felt like celebrating the fact I posted 3 posts. I need some structure to what I do, I actually doubt I can get away with posting nonsense all the time.
I refuse to pre-plan my posts!
There, I said it. I’ve mentioned several times that posting cannot be a chore — especially if one isn’t getting paid for it. If you get paid to post, monetize, whatever, then it’s a job.
So I decided to take part in NaNoWriMo this year after spectacularly messing it up last year, forgetting the year earlier and finding out about it a few years ago. This time I’m tackling it with a battle plan a year in the making.
Power-Point-less Battle Plan in the Event of Horrible Events
Unless something horrible happens, I figure this should work. I spent most of the year on and off working on it so I can focus on just writing and outputting content.
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