3 Reasons Why I Don’t Write More

Keeping up with writing has been a point of contention for me for quite some time. While I’ve managed to start nearly 100 posts or more I just never seem to publish anything. After a lot of reflection over the last few months I can say, without a doubt, that there are precisely 3 reasons I haven’t been writing like I want to.

  1. I don’t make the time for writing.This is pretty simple, ideas are great but until I actually follow them up with words they mean nothing. It is up to me and me alone to make the time for writing and if it is a real priority for me I need to start doing so.
  2. I don’t make the time for writing.Yep, this one again. Picking up the computer and updating something or posting on Facebook is not writing a blog or anything else of note. If I’m going to get back to writing regularly it is time to start using this computer as a tool and not just the project itself.
  3. I don’t make the time for writing.Bet you never saw that coming at this point, right?

Here’s the thing. I simply haven’t made the time over the last two or three years to write like I would like to. While I could make 1,000 excuses as to who the real reason is quite simple. I don’t make the time to take my ideas and put them into words. This is something I need to do much better at.

About Chris Wiegman

Chris is a developer for UF Health at the University of Florida who has been working on WordPress since 2008. Over the years he built one of the largest security plugins on WordPress.org as well as numerous other plugins, themes and other solutions. When not coding Chris loves to teach and has presented at numerous WordCamps and other conferences as well as taught computer security for St. Edward’s University and other University courses ranging from computers to aviation.

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