One of my goals this year was to watch online education and/or inspirational videos. I got a two-month freebie to Skill Share and wound up watching “How To Start (And Finish!) Your Very Own 365 Day Project” which inspired my challenge and this post. Also, (This link takes you to the videos and also offers a Skillshare Premium free for 2 months. https://skl.sh/2Udq0rI)
I was drawn to this lesson on Skill Share because I recognized the teacher from a sticker shop I love on Esty. After watching, I decided maybe I could get over my spring writing hump with a challenge. And I chose to get really specific.
100 Days of writing 30 minutes a day in 10-minute increments. I can write on a WIP, a blog post, a personal journal, a newsletter, or a letter to a penpal. The goal is simply to show up and put words on paper in some form or another.
Ten-minute increments work well for me because I’m less likely to get completely distracted.
I also set specific times for writing. One after breakfast, one before lunch, and the third can be any time in the afternoon but before dinner.
One other critical aspect is I’m bringing along others for the ride. I shared my challenge on social media, and several author friends are taking part. I’m less likely to fail if I have others joining me.
I am keeping track two ways. One in a bullet journal (see photo below) and two by posting an Instagram photo daily.
Since blogging is one of the acceptable forms of writing, I’ll likely update on my progress and lessons I’ve learned along the way.
How about you?
Have you done a 100 days or 365 days challenge before? Were you successful? Feel free to hop onto my 100-day challenge if you’re a writer.