Sometimes I feel the stress of putting out another post almost as much as making that story deadline. Maybe more. Blogging is like the dishes or the laundry. As soon as the table is cleared, and everything put away, it’s time to start cooking all over again. Or take the laundry. I’ve no sooner folded the last towel than I turn around and the basket is full again. I swear there are elves bringing in their dirty duds for me to wash when I’m not watching. But I like to eat and I enjoy wearing clean clothes so what’s a person to do?
So when I read an article wrote by Will Blunt for Business to Community about A 6 Step Writing Process to Blog More and Stress Less, I felt relieved.
I’m not alone. Someone else understands this blog treadmill too.
Now don’t get me wrong. I’ve found a new family of friends and colleagues who have nurtured me and encouraged me as a writer that I wouldn’t trade for all the tea in China. So as with the dishes and laundry, I continue to reach out to the world.
Take for instance Mr. Blunt’s article, although I don’t have the time to organize my posts as well as he suggests, he does offer some good tips.
I hope you’ll find something helpful there too. A tip or two that will help you slow down and enjoy reading a blog or two from your readers on the web.
My tip: I make a day to write on my blog. On that day I try to write two or three posts and schedule them. The rest of the week, I’m writing on my WIP, answering comments and emails.
Do you have a tip? Share your tip in the comments section. I’d love to know. I love clicks, so pass this on to your Facebook and Twitter pals.
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