What’s the point of my #30posts challenge? I’m not sure.
I mostly envisioned it mostly as a challenge to myself. I wanted to know that I could create daily content and have it not suck. I also wanted to get in the habit of writing daily because if you’re a writer, writing regularly is important. It’s like exercise. I go to the gym regularly because if I do not, my muscles will atrophy and I will not feel good. Similarly, if I do not write regularly, I stop writing altogether. That leads to a different kind of atrophy.
When I stopped being a full-time writer and moved towards a career in education — and then later into digital/social communications and marketing — I was relieved. I was glad I wouldn’t have to worry about deadlines anymore. I could restructure my life.
Or so I thought. Unsurprisingly, my life didn’t change all that much. Writing deadlines became other deadlines, and these new deadlines weren’t nearly as fun as writing about rock stars. Read the rest of this entry »