Why your first blog post is so overrated

For the past week I’ve sat writing post after post, never being fully satisfied with the content. It got to 11:43pm last night and I had finally given up. That’s it, no blog post, ever. I had seven drafts and no content worthy to be my first blog post.

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Infuriated with my inability to write a decent post, I turned to my friend who has been running two blogs for a while and asked her how she does it. Her response “you light a few candles, say help me Jesus and waffle”. With this insightful advice, here I am today, giving it another shot. Whatever is written, is posted, because life doesn’t get second drafts. I know, profound.

Although right now I don’t have any candles to light, I did have a good nights sleep and a fresh direction for my first blog post. So, how do you write your first blog post?

Heck if I know, and I mean, that’s kind of the fun of it! – This statement doesn’t just relate to my first blog post. In a way, it’s what I would like this blog to focus on.

I am 23 and honestly, before university I was like “yeah, my life is going to be sorted by the time I’m 23” and frankly, I struggle to do my own laundry. Transitioning from university into post-student life, adulthood, is bloody tough. But, a lot of it is also exciting.

I’m fresh out of university, fresh out of my parents house and fresh out of ideas. What could go wrong in starting a blog?

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7 Replies to “Why your first blog post is so overrated”

  1. I love this post. I myself was nervous about starting but I figured if I get any criticsm or anything like that I will have something to help me improve from. I figured that it couldn’t be perfect but as long as I enjoyed it and learned along the way it would be great. Again this writing is amazing and seems so natural and fun to read.

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    1. Hey! Thank you for commenting. That’s exactly how I feel about blogging right now, I have a few different interests so I want to talk about them all, until I know where my blog is taking me! But to begin with I think just being natural, enjoying what you do, and taking on others comments really helps. Thanks again!

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