Is it just me or is anyone too freaking exhausted to write on their blog? And have been a while?
Like, of course I want to, but I've got no energy.
@celia I'm actually feeling more motivated to write at the moment, but I tend to go through peaks and troughs with it.
@celia nothing really. I just get the urge for a while, burn out, urge comes back, burn myself out again...and on it goes.
@celia It comes and goes. Sometimes I try to force myself to write just one sentence. Often that leads to more sentences. Same goes for programming. Even doing that one tiny thing is a success.
@vinnl Sweet. That's similar to me promising to read 2 books in a year and congratulating myself when I read 3. 🎉
It's great! 😂
@celia agreed. Especially newsletters.. it’s been months since i wrote the last issue of my newsletter.
Blogging still feels like fresh air, and depending on the day i can get something out there
@celia sometimes one just needs to write a few loser quality ones.
Something that was really fun to me, was my TIL series, where I wrote only 2 paragraph articles, but every day about something new I learned on that day. It was quite fun, even when I didn't keep it up more than 40-60 days:
Also we have a little room where people exchange about blogging, maybe that's something to draw motivation from?
@celia I did a redesign + migration to eleventy recently, so right now I'm rather motivated. I've also got a lot of new post ideas along the way. Let's see how long I will be able to keep up the motivation.
@darekkay That was my most productive period too -- right after moving to Eleventy, I just kept writing.
@celia I don't know if it is a doing all the background work thing but... Every time I do a new setup for my blog, I write regularly for sometime. And then it goes unto a slump. Trying Vercel Vercel Vercel is going to give me another boost till I go down again.
@celia I hear you. Often, I get an idea for a post, then write a quick outline into my notes app, and… that's it.
The act of getting the thoughts out of my head onto a storage device satisfies me enough to not feel like structuring it into prose.
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