Procrastinating Again

26 Oct

Well I’ve done it again. I have five days left in the month and 22 posts left to reach my goal. Fear not– I have a plan!

It’s going to be a lot of work but I refuse to not accomplish this task. I have never let myself down before when I set these blog objectives and this isn’t when I plan to start. I did some fast math and I have to write four posts every day plus one to make it under the wire. I am setting up guidelines for the type of posts each of the four needs to be.

1. A list post- This can be any type of list. It cannot simply be a list with no explanation, I will be sure to insert my cuckoo anecdotes. Also, since I just re-watched High Fidelity for the zillionth time I will honor the format by having each list contain five points.

2. Three things I’ve learned post- This is what it sounds like, I’m not trying to be vague in the description here. I will choose someone or something that is in my life and write three points of how I have grown and learned from said subject. Some of these will be funny and some will be serious, all will be hopefully insightful and not crappy.

3. Pet post- I own a dog, two cats and a shrimp so one post a day about each of them will get me through four days. On the fifth day I will either write about the group as a whole or branch out to childhood pets, friends pets or pets I wish I had. Let’s just say I’ll keep it pet related on the last day but the direction is yet to be determined. If people don’t like pets or animals as a subject I would say they shouldn’t read this one daily, but really that sounds like a personal problem. People who dislike critters should reconsider and read about my super awesome furry friends and how super fun and awesome pets are. I will melt their cold cold hearts one crazy cat lady story at a time.

4. Social media’s choice- As with number two, I’m not trying to throw anyone off with the title; this is self explanatory. I will throw it out to the people of the internet to give me topics and I will try and choose some that are outside of my comfort zone. This is everyone’s big chance– this could even start in the comments section below this post!

I’m going to do this, because like many things in my life, I may not have gone about this goal in a conventional or reasonable way, but I will get the damn thing done. Come Halloween I will hit 31 posts. Plus, now I only have 21 left to go.

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One Response to “Procrastinating Again”

  1. Ken Gaus October 27, 2014 at 4:23 am #

    You might think about quality versus quantity and what could have the greatest impact on your readers. Just a thought.

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