Narelle Hanratty: Recognizing the Cycles of Blogging

Narelle Hanratty: Recognizing the Cycles of Blogging

My blog — and me have been a-sailing on the internet seas with WordPress for almost 5 years now. There’s so much I’ve learnt and want to share with others. Two things straight up: (1) context is decisive: ie, being a blogger is not the same as being a writer; (2) there are cycles to being a blogger, and knowing that up-front makes a difference.

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April 27, 2013
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  1. Recognising the cycles of blogging: Or, notes on dealing with

    the Slough of Despond www. solidgoldcreativity.com Narelle Hanratty @solidgold99
  2. Overview }  My blogging trajectory }  The milestones }  What

    not to do, even though you will }  What there is to get }  The good stuff }  The great stuff
  3. My blogging trajectory

  4. www.solidgoldcreativity.com Siegfreid Enkelmann, Lydia Wieser in “Dance of the Seven

    Veils”, 1954
  5. The milestones 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Satisfaction

  6. www.solidgoldcreativity.com }  My blogging trajectory }  The milestones }  What

    not to do, even though you will }  What there is to get }  The good stuff }  The great stuff
  7. What there is to get There WILL be peaks and

    troughs in several parameters Don’t panic; you’ll get filled up again It’s your creation, your effort, your say Posting schedule + series can create right amount of predictability and freedom
  8. The good stuff Find out what I think about a

    matter Empty out the “well” Fill up the well Get to expand myself Has me writing regularly In doing the regular blogging, every so often one writes something truly courageous
  9. The great stuff Story of Andrew What readers recognise unerringly

  10. www.solidgoldcreativity.com Thank you.