For the past two years I have considered doing one of these challenges to improve earnings and keep honing my creative-type writing (I consider anything outside my academic writing "creative"!). But I would hate not meeting the goal of 30 in 30 or people realizing I am procrastinating from my dissertation by doing more creative writing.
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I appreciate this advice coming from such an avid hubber. I do like your point that you do not have to complete the challenge. But I am a Type A personality, so if I start I have to finish in some way. The forums for ideas is a great tip. Thanks!
I appreciate your encouragement Mary. I agree with the forums too. I still have to look into the protocol of how to sign up and be official like with it being an event. I guess the forums, eh? Later today. Now, with Stepanie's encouragement, decsions
You have more guts than me! I am like the girl who wants to jump in the ropes for double-dutch but cannot seem to find the right time to jump in. But Dr. Haddox just pushed me in :)
Agreed. I kept thinking, "If I plan hard enough it will work." But now I am just jumping in and will figure it out. After all, "The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry." So I am making the time happen. All else will follow! Join us in June.
I wonder if I cheat a bit and write a bunch of hubs ahead of time. J. K. The only way I can poss do this is I take all my vacation time at once and that will have 2 wait til next year since I used all my time 4 this year
I am hoping that all the little scraplets of hub ideas I have will help me through the challenge. But I am sure plenty of people plan a but ahead and have at least an outline of some hubs to help get started before the challenge.
I agree the outline would help or maybe a list of hubs to write about
tsmog, I love the humor embedded, though overt, in your answer. You really have this 30/30 thing all planned out. I think we might have to make a pact to do this together next month: nothing like the buddy system. This is the push I need! You in?
Nice tips and I wish to follow.
Hello Sun . . . Thanks & do follow, yet lead too. A wise man shared with me a leader leads self first. Ponder . . . I think may be possible Stephanie. There are considerations of unknowns I'll learn on the 30th. Life change stuff. Otherwise I'm i
Okay tsmog. Let's hope it all work out :)
Hello Stephanie! Well, I'm in on the 30Day Challenge. I will be seeking option #2 per the guidelines, updating old Hubs. I will explain the challenge at the thread post. I will be viewing the thread as documenting the process for others. Then, hope
Ok tsmog. I'm glad you found the guidelines. I will probably start my challenge week 2 of June. I will maybe go for like 20 hubs in 30 days. I'm glad we can now make our type of challenge! I will see you in the forums then :)
Hi Stephanie. I have already begun, yet not made an announcement as a forum post yet. Essentially I deleted until I now have only 28 active & Featured Hubs. I will explain the 5-W's & 2-H's at the Forum. Goal = Option #2 for each Hub by Month
Good for you tsmog. I will begin next week. This way I celebrate my birthday without wondering if I should publish a hub or not :) See you on the Forums.
Well Dr. Haddox, it is a date! Thanks for the complements :) June is busy, but I can come up with many reasons that every month is busy. So, I guess I will celebrate my birthday 6/8 in hub-style. I am glad you are inspired. All in my friend!!!
That's my problem too especially I have a 75 mile commute each way to work.. I may have time, maybe later on in the year like the fall and winter
10/10 is an awesome start. I can empathize with a lot of obligations: I have two young kids only 15 months apart, 2 business LLCs, doctoral studies, regular work, etc. There are many reasons to not do a challenge at given times. But I'm jumping in.
My daughters are 19 months apart though they are in high school and college. The younger one is a challenge because she is autistic
Do look into the challenge. Right now Dr. Haddox and myself are going to do it in June. I'm still waiting to hear back from tsmog about June.
A continuum giggle + giggle. I'm in Stephanie. I have to learn how to sign up & be a part of the initial group. Hints? I have to do some research too on a topic. I think since a first it will have to be a fun & green. Thank you for the encour
Alright tsmog. I know we are supposed to post something in the Forums when we begin. But I have to look into it more to give an accurate response of the next steps. Hang tight!
What is the min word limit per hub? Plus do you have to do pics and videos? Hubs have to relate 2 each other I guess?
The going length is about 250-300. 500 is more average for good earning hubs. You do not have to include pics and videos, but they help appeal, view time, & earning ability. Hubs do not need to relate, but grouping helps keep readers with your wo
Thank you. I actually might be able to do that. I normally have a goal to write 500 words a day and sometimes it is higher. I will try for July
500 words a day is an awesome goal and habit. I know that in order to be a great writer you should write and read often. Let's just say no novel will be produced any time soon from me. I will look for your Forum posts in July. Good luck!
But at least you gave it a try. That is more than I can say for now.
I am hoping that if I push myself to publish more that I will have this end result. Plus I always feel a little better after seeing "Another hub has been published."