Just Start the Thing — Even If You’re Not Sure You’ll Keep Doing It


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that tells us to Just Start the Thing — Even If You’re Not Sure You’ll Keep Doing It

Meg Dowell

10 years ago to the day (as I’m writing this), I did more than decide I wanted to start a blog. I registered for my very own free account on WordPress.com, took a deep breath, and wrote my first-ever blog post.

To be honest, I didn’t take it too seriously. I mean, technically, my very first sentence publicly visible to the world was “Hello, people of Earth!” Ah, 2009. How I miss thee.

I thought that blogging was going to end up being this thing that I started just to see if it caught any traction. I was 16, had just gotten an essay published in a magazine for the first time, and was convinced I could write and publish a book before I turned 18.

And to do that, I figured it wouldn’t hurt to have a blog like Meg Cabot’s blog. She was my favorite author, and…

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1 thought on “Just Start the Thing — Even If You’re Not Sure You’ll Keep Doing It

  1. I totally did that as well. I read the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin and decided to take my own year long journey to find myself. I started my blog on December 27. I am so happy that I did. I love it! I hope it will continue to bring me joy a year from now.

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