Well here we are. Ten posts later. Goal achieved!
Things I learned:
- I can do it, I can write every day, even when I don’t really want to, I can still do it.
- Blogging every day in the way I’ve always blogged is silly. 1000 to 500 words a day? Insane!
3. You readers that I talk to said you couldn’t keep up with me! So if I blog every day, I’m going to have to change my style.
- I have trouble writing less than 500 words. Wordy am I.
Without a doubt, quantity vs. quality. I wasn’t super proud of my posts the way I have been in the past when I’ve carefully crafted my words and done some editing. There were too many nights where I said “This would be a much better post if I didn’t have to post it NOW as it is 11:58PM!”
I talk about my blog more in real life. I’ve said “I wrote a post about that!’ at least 5 times this week. That might be a bad thing.
I now sorta kinda know what it’s like to be on deadline. There were a few evenings cut short- “I have to leave! I have to go home and blog!”
Writing every day is inspiring. I am inspired and have new ideas.
Though it is difficult for me, I can write a post under 200 words. I can even write a post that is a list! These are things I hope to continue working on in the future.
I love it when people comment. It’s a little discouraging when you write 10 post and only get 3 comments written on them. (But those 3 comments were so awesome that it makes up for it.)
It’s worst when you ask something specifically to be commented on and then get no comments so I’m taking a big risk here: What your thoughts on my 10 posts in 10 days experiment?