Putting your work out into the world can intimidate even the most creative and confident of artists. You do that when you blog, but many fail to put it on the same scale as writing a novel or painting a landscape, for example. Why is it so hard to just blog? A number of reasons […]
I always consider the entire process about failure, and I think that’s the reason why more people don’t write. Ta-Nehisi Coates on writing.
A former colleague at the CFPB, Greg Boone, points out the The Supreme Joy of Writing in the Open. He’s hacking in the open at 18F with Jekyll and GitHub, and they have a guide for contributing to their site.
I’ve blogged for 26 straight days. It has reaffirmed my love for writing, and I’ve had fun watching what has happened as a result. I’m going to write more about this later, but one thing I realized a few days ago centers on impact. As a writer, you always want to make a difference with your […]
Seth Godin didn’t become a brilliant blogger overnight. It took him years of relentlessly trying to master what he was passionate about. And you can do to! Source: QuickSprout.com. These are good blogging tips, and better writing tips.
When I first started writing, I wrote stories for my middle-school journalism class longhand at my desk and then typed them onto a computer, editing as I went. I loved the physical act of writing that much – feeling the ink and paper blend. Beside wanting to fly jets in the Air Force when I […]