Taken any blogging breaks lately? Mae Clair’s post on Story Empire today deals with the pros and cons of doing just that. This topic is especially interesting to me since I did have to take one this year, and am still not totally back yet. Check it out and you’ll see what I mean. And then please remember to share it far and wide so others can consider some of these well-made points regarding blogging breaks. Thanks, and thanks to Mae Clair for a super post! 🙂
Hi, SEers! You’re with Mae today for one of my Good/ Bad / Ugly posts.
At the end of 2020, I took a two-month break from blogging. I’d only planned one—November, to participate in NaNoWriMo—but ended up with little time to spare in December. As lead coordinator on a physical move for the business that employs me, I put in a lot of overtime, which became exhausting. Throw in holiday prep, and I couldn’t summon the energy to be online. I did, however, make use of my weekends, setting aside Sundays to write.
In the event you’re thinking of a blogging break, I offer the following:
I added 35K to an existing WIP (of 30,000 words) in November. In December, writing on Sundays, I added another 16K and finished the novel. This is a book that has been languishing an embarrassingly long time. I can’t tell you how…
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