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20 tips to get over blogging fatigue

It’s not always easy. In fact, it’s pretty damn hard and takes a lot of commitment. Blogging. I have only been doing it for 12 months. I started this blog on November 15th, 2012 and in that first month I had 52 visitors. Fast forward to the end of last month, October 2013 and I now had 13 000 readers. This month, I should hopefully have even more

Do you have a blog yet? I think that everyone should have a blog but it helps if you like to write and or take photos. If you don’t, then blogging may become a chore. In the 362 days that I have been blogging, I have put up 210 posts – that’s a post every 40 hours or so, on average. I am certainly not sure whether I can keep up the pace. I feel drawn to this blog but I have other writing pursuits and blogging takes so much time and effort. . In less than 12 months, this website has had well over 60 000 visitors.

Some days I simply cannot write. That’s not true. I actually write on 6 days of every week, particularly as my job is as a copywriter. What I do every day is get large, often dull and incomprehensible documents and make them readable for a general audience. Language is tricky and some days I come back to what I have written and I think, “This doesn’t even make sense! What did I mean?” and on other days I come back to something I have written and think, “This doesn’t sound like me… who wrote this?” only to find that I was the author after all.

20 tips to get over blogging fatigue

  1. Go for a walk and take your wallet so you don’t buy Golden Roughs*
  2. Watch a random movie you’ve borrowed from the library
  3. Call your craziest friend and ask them how they are
  4. Smell some lavender
  5. Go to the dictionary – randomly choose a word and craft a post around that
  6. Type in “I wish I could” or “How to” into your browser and see what people are asking about
  7. Write an article on diets or weight loss. People can’t get enough!
  8. Write about something you hate
  9. Tell a story from your childhood
  10. Ask the person next to you what they’ve noticed recently in the news
  11. Interview someone cool
  12. Write a post on your favourite food
  13. Make a list of something unique
  14. What’s the worst book or movie? Write a scathing review
  15. Tell your biggest secret – under the banner of anonymity
  16. Research a banal product, like toothpaste, and find out weird things about it
  17. Call your mother. When all else fails – mum knows what to do
  18. When did you last hurt yourself? Tell the story
  19. Which celebrity are you most like and why?
  20. Take a break. But make it a short break
*this is a picture of an Australian Golden Rough with its sweet little partner, the Peppermint Pattie

this is a chocolate

Thanks for taking the time to read this post. What are your suggestions?


2 thoughts on “20 tips to get over blogging fatigue

    • Hiya Nancy-

      Sorry for my late reply! Yes, indeed these choccies are delectable! I’m not sure if eating chocolate would help me get over blogging fatigue but it’s worth a try – now where is that vending machine?

      Love, Alyce

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