It's my first time "blogging" and I appreciate my son, Faolan, for allowing me to post on his page. I wanted to share that I just started back in CrossFit here in Swain County, North Carolina after an eight-month lapse partly because of the covid quartantine and partly from being lazy. I have been working… Continue reading Hello!
This hit me right where it hurts. Exactly what I needed to hear.
I launched my first blog in January 2011. I had released my first self-published novel on Amazon. I was very excited, and I was sure that I’d soon conquer the world…
I quit after three posts, no views, no comments, no nothing.
Five days into my career as a blogger, I grew bitter and remorseful, felt invisible, decided it was all for nothing, and quit.
This disappointment was so strong that I did not give blogging another try for a solid year. And then, it happened again: I spend the first month posting on a daily basis only to get around 500 views total, and almost no comments at all. Something like 30-40 followers.
This makes you ask yourself questions. You try to find reasons. Your mind plays tricks on you, the same way it would if you would find yourself stranded on a deserted island.
Maybe you are just…
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Just a appreciation post of the late sci-fi writer who inspired many.