Having recently overcome a huge hump of writers' block, I have the utmost sympathy for anyone who's staring in front of a blank screen, willing the impossible words to flow from their fingers. But they're not the only people who are struggling with their blog! I suspect it's just as common to struggle to end your writing as it is to begin it. How do you call 'time; on an article that just doesn't seem to have the tone and design you dreamed of? Do you vow that 'done is better than perfect'? Do you swear that you'll quit after just one more arduous edit? Did you have an incredible vision in you mind, only to see weak words tumble around your screen?
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If you feel like you have a love/hate relationship with your blog posts, you’re not alone. Certain ideas can bump around in your brain for days, weeks - even years. By the time you finally get your thoughts down on paper, source some photos, and drag yourself through the tedious process of editing with the promise of a caffeinated reward at the end, you’d be forgiven for never wanting to revisit that particular post ever again.
Vanessa Chiasson is the founder and senior digital strategist of Sculpt Social.