…because of the discipline it gives you, to know that you’re going to write something tomorrow. Something that might not be read by many people—it doesn’t matter—it will be read by you. If you can build that up, you will begin to think more clearly. You will make predictions. You will make assertions. You will make connections.
Nothing has been healthier for my idea generation than to throw out ideas. Once they’re in the public, they feel completely gone. I’m free to come up with new and better ideas. And I do.
For more people to blog more often, blogging has to be easier. That is a key premise of Micro.blog — why blogging UIs should take inspiration from Twitter and Instagram, and why we have little incentives like unlocking the 30-day pin on Micro.blog for blogging every day.
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