This is my first post after creating this blog. I have been following and reading some blogs lately to get a sense of how to mantain a blog as this is my first blog so I have no idea what to do. This is my goal: a post once a week seems like a good start. As the title of my blog suggests, I will post random things on here but appropriate. The reason I created this blog is to improve my writing skills. I hope those who will read and follow my blog will give me suggestions and tips on how to hone my writing skills.
Meanwhile, I hope you enjoy this piece of advice on writing from a blog that I have been following. It seems like just the thing you need for you (especially me) to pick up a pen and start writing. Hope you guys find it helpful.
–was from the esteemed Ira Glass:
“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you. A lot of people never get past this phase; they quit. Most people I know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this. We know our work doesn’t have this special thing that we want it to have. We all go through this. And if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know its…
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