Who's crazy enough to join me in the 30 hubs in 30 days challenge?

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  1. merej99 profile image84
    merej99posted 4 years ago

    They say it takes 21 days to create a habit.  My goal is to hone my writing skill, write quality articles and make new friends here.  Who is crazy enough to join me?  Come on!  We can do it together.
    big_smile  Meredith

    1. profile image0
      sheilamyersposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm crazy enough, but I don't have the time right now. Between my regular job and writing my next novel, my days are full. My goal for hub writing at this time is one a week. I should have my novel done by the end of the summer (or so I'm hoping) and then I'll get crazy with you.

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Whoop Whoop that's awesome!  I'm so glad I found this forum to write.  Not quite ready for that novel but I feel I can get good practice here.  smile  I can't wait to get crazy!  smile

    2. Mayashappyplace profile image73
      Mayashappyplaceposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm in!!!!

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        WooHoo!  Just checking in.   What's your progress?  smile

    3. Dorothy Daly profile image61
      Dorothy Dalyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I wanna do it, too! I'm in!

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Woot Woot!  Just checking in.  What's your progress?   smile

    4. AMFredenburg profile image77
      AMFredenburgposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      This sounds like a wonderful idea, but I can't do it right now. I hope you suggest this periodically. Someday.....!

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        It doesn't have to be 30 hubs in 30 days.  I've read some posts where they did one hub a week, I've seen another for every other day.  They say it takes 21 days to create a habit.  How about 21?  Just a thought  smile

    5. taxed profile image46
      taxedposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm new here.  I want to join the challenge.

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Hi taxed and welcome to the challenge.  The only limits we have here are the ones we put on ourselves.  For instance - I've only got 5 hubs posted since I launched the challenge -- nowhere near 30 for 30 but I try to write a little every day and that's okay!  Have fun with it and I look forward to reading your hubs.  smile

        1. taxed profile image46
          taxedposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks mere99.  I followed you.  Could you pls add me back?  Thanks again for the inspiration.

    6. schoolgirlforreal profile image81
      schoolgirlforrealposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'd love to but not till I get back from the storm tomorrow..which will be Sunday or Monday

      1. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Not a problem!  It's a challenge thrown down for the group but it's really individual.  We just want to get motivated to write, keep up the momentum, and encourage each other.  Let us know when you start, post how many hubs you've got done and we'll keep cheering!  smile  Be careful in the snow. We had about a foot here.

  2. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 4 years ago

    Welcome to Hubpages, merej99. No, I'm not crazy enough, really don't have the time, nor inclination to do any type of challenge that requires a rigorous schedule. But I do applaud your efforts and wish you well. I read one of your hubs, really enjoyed it. Happy hubbing!

  3. merej99 profile image84
    merej99posted 4 years ago

    Thank you janshares!  Trying to be glass half full here and say FORTUNATELY I have the time to dedicate during the day.  I have subjects that I love to write about and I will be trolling forums for more inspiration.

    I have a game plan.  Now I just have to write!

  4. Blond Logic profile image97
    Blond Logicposted 4 years ago

    Good luck. Sorry I won't be joining you. I tried about a year ago, and had some problems which kept me from completing it.
    It is doable though as many have done it.

    Just remember, quality counts more than quantity. It is a good jolt though to show you it is possible.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely quality over quantity!  I'm addicted to those little "H"s next to my hubs.  I have missed writing and finally have a platform where I feel comfortable.

  5. Jayne Lancer profile image95
    Jayne Lancerposted 4 years ago

    I don't think so. My track record isn't very good, I'm afraid. I've been here four years and have so far only managed 0.7291666 hubs per month.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Jayne Lancer you are so funny!  How is it possible to have 0.729???  I understand ZERO and 1+ 
      As Desi would say, "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do."  big_smile 
      Thank you for the response.

  6. misslong123 profile image82
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    I'm tempted and thinking it over. I want to get my writing back on track but I have so much else going on it would have to be 90 days for me. Hmm. I'll keep thinking but glad  you opened the topic! smile

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      IRONICALLY - as soon as I posted my challenge I GOT BUSY!  So I managed to get a couple of hubs started because I had the idea in my head.  Now it's a matter of working on QUALITY over quantity. 
      Let me know when you start yours!  I will gladly cheer you on.  smile

  7. TarrinLupo profile image83
    TarrinLupoposted 4 years ago

    I just started Hubbing about 10 days ago, but I am on pace. can I count those ones I did last week?  I would like to do 30 in my first 30 days.   Does that count as an official challenge?

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi TarrinLupo - I don't see why you couldn't count those.  The challenge I threw down was 30 hubs in 30 days.  Please let me know how you're progressing!  A good friend of mine always said, "if you shoot for the moon and miss you will still land with the stars."  I don't know where she got it from, but it's what I strive towards.  Good luck!  smile

  8. TarrinLupo profile image83
    TarrinLupoposted 4 years ago

    Thanks for the encouragement, lets rock these out together.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hey there!  Just checking in on you.  I'm getting ready to post my "progress"  Break out the cone of shame.  LOL 

      http://s4.hubimg.com/u/8703491_f248.jpg

  9. Grant's World profile image83
    Grant's Worldposted 4 years ago

    Good luck on 30 hubs in 30 days.
    I tried it once and dropped out after 21 I think was the number.
    I am sure you can do it, best of luck.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      HAHA, joke's on me.  I threw down a challenge for myself and haven't posted ONE yet.  Between getting sick and then getting a special needs puppy I've been EXHAUSTED!  I've got a few started but I keep thinking quality not quantity!  Thanks for the words of encouragement.  My 30 days aren't up yet! smile

  10. TarrinLupo profile image83
    TarrinLupoposted 4 years ago

    I am on pace, 15 for 15 days, but I am killing my poor editor.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Whoops!  I just saw this.  AWESOME SAUCE!

  11. Everyday Miracles profile image88
    Everyday Miraclesposted 4 years ago

    I did it! I did it! 36 hubs in January (so far).

    My new goal is to publish 30 hubs every month. In months with 31 days I have one day to clean up my account. In months with 28 days, I have to write two hubs on two days, but oh, well. No big deal. I obviously did that a few times this month.

    I'm awesome! lol

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      that's AWESOME!  And yes you are!  I'm still stubborn enough to think I'm going to post 30 hubs in 30 days. That gives me 30 hubs to write in 26 days.  It's not impossible!  I'm getting ready to post one and I've got a recipe as well so...  that will be 2 today! smile

      1. Everyday Miracles profile image88
        Everyday Miraclesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        The key is to write about things that you're really passionate about. I find that if I enjoy the subject matter, I can crank out as many as three of them in a day without batting an eyelash. If you're writing about something you love, it is /so much easier/.

        I've been here five years (accolades are sometimes slow to update) and I've only just managed to accomplish this, even though it's not my first attempt.

    2. TarrinLupo profile image83
      TarrinLupoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      You are awesome, well played and Kudos.   I know it will pay off big time.

      1. Everyday Miracles profile image88
        Everyday Miraclesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you very much! I loved doing it (: Most of them were on a side account (beckisgiftguides) and not on this account, though I did publish three here this month. My numbers were off: I actually published 37 hubs in January. I forgot about the one about shooting stars (which is one of my all-time favorite hubs of mine!).

  12. profile image52
    Sarah Hammondposted 4 years ago

    I want to join you! Today is a good day to start a 30 day challenge since it is the first of a new month. However, there are only 28 days in February, so a couple days will require some overtime. I'm a complete noob by the way.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      woot woot!  Let's do it!  I'll be your huckleberry.  It's okay to be a newbie.  I am too.  What we don't have in experience we can make up in enthusiasm smile

  13. ilikegames profile image78
    ilikegamesposted 4 years ago

    I only just got my first Hub out the door but this would be a great way to get started on using HubPages, count me in!

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I mentioned it earlier - shoot for the moon - you'll still land with the stars.  It's a great challenge.  Let's do it!  smile

      1. ilikegames profile image78
        ilikegamesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I just published  my second Hub after two days so I guess that means I'm on track for the challenge so far smile

        1. merej99 profile image84
          merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          sweet!  Keep it up - and keep us updated smile

  14. Barbara Kay profile image92
    Barbara Kayposted 4 years ago

    It helps to post the hubs you've completed on the forum too.
    Doing that makes you more accountable to yourself and lets other writers see your work. 

    Good luck. I tried doing a challenge and only ended up with something like 26 finished. Life interfered. I'd join in, but I am busy updating my website right now.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Barbara - tell me about it!  The day after I posted this challenge the special needs puppy adoption came through.  I haven't dealt with 3 hour sleep shifts since my kids were newborn.  LOL  Plugging along anyway.
      What a great idea to post my hubs here too.  Thanks!  smile

  15. merej99 profile image84
    merej99posted 4 years ago

    Ok - so I posted this six days ago.  That was Sunday night just before I went to bed so...  Hmm...  Keeping myself honest I officially started Monday, January 27th and I've posted 2 hubs so far.  Could be worse!  smile

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Posted another hub.  Way off track but that's okay!  I've got 2 in the wings, rejected one and working another recipe. 
      How 'bout a check in? 
      @ilikegames
      @Sarah Hammond
      @TarrinLupo
      @misslong123
      @Dorothy Daly
      @mayashappyplace

    2. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Okay, I'm up to 4 hubs!  Way behind on the challenge but not sweating it.  At least I'm writing.  smile

      1. TarrinLupo profile image83
        TarrinLupoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Go girl!  mine are stuck in editing.  I can go this fast, I don't think my editor can.

      2. merej99 profile image84
        merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        update:  I've got a hub that I've been working on and it's a deep subject so it's been mentally exhausting trying to get it done.  I'll be checking on you TarrinLupo! btw - just call me Mere (like mare the horse - not mere as in diminutive. LOL)

  16. misslong123 profile image82
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    I have published 2 this week and one is almost ready to go. I'll include links to them when I get a chance! I had the nasty flu this winter so didn't get much writing done. Now I may have caught a stomach bug so we will see how long I can keep this writing momentum up. I appreciate the encouragement though as I am not always feeling motivated. Great job to you all as well as you are moving along. I will just have to see how fast I can publish 30. Michele

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      So glad you're feeling better!  This is a no-pressure challenge.  Just glad to write and keep the words flowing!  Of course if you make it (and I hope you do) GREAT!  I'm way, waaaaay behind but that's okay.  I'm shooting for evergreen, featured work so if I can do 2 or 3 in a week I'll be a happy camper!  I've been dealing with a nine week old puppy.  It's almost as bad as having babies in diapers again...without the diapers!  I'm pooped!  LOL

  17. misslong123 profile image82
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    Here are the links to the new hubs I have written so far for this challenge:

    #1
    http://misslong123.hubpages.com/hub/Top … nline-Date

    #2
    http://misslong123.hubpages.com/hub/Sel … ho-You-Are

    #3
    http://misslong123.hubpages.com/hub/Mee … -Soul-Mate

    I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed writing them!

    Regards,
    Michele

  18. misslong123 profile image82
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    #4

    http://misslong123.hubpages.com/hub/Sel … aintenance

    Enjoy! Let me know what you think! Keep me posted on your progress - everyone!

  19. merej99 profile image84
    merej99posted 4 years ago

    Alas - I've got one more week to go and I've managed to post 4 hubs and start 4 more.  Way, way short of my 30 hubs in 30 days BUT I have been writing every single day - just not here.
    I'm going to wait until the beginning of March and start a new challenge - one a little more realistic now that I've started freelancing.  Will post a new thread when the time comes!

    Will you join me?  smile

  20. misslong123 profile image82
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    I would most certainly enjoy doing one that is more realistic. Send me a message or something when you are ready. smile

  21. Foodeee profile image75
    Foodeeeposted 4 years ago

    I am very interested in this project. Not exactly sure how it all works but I'll do some looking around and see.

    1. Kathleen Odenthal profile image92
      Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It is very simple, all you need to do is post a hub a day for 30 days! If you miss a day, post two the next day to catch up! 30 hubs in 30 days. Stop by here for motivation if you need some! Good luck!

  22. Kathleen Odenthal profile image92
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    I am doing the 30 hubs in 30 days and not only am I enjoying the writing aspect, but I am learning a ton! What a great way to expand your writing portfolio, gain great writing practice and challenge your creativity! Maybe I'll do this next month too! (Yes, I am a stickler for self-punishment wink )

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      The beauty is that you are pushing yourself to write content but you are also trying to get a Featured hub so you can be a part of the Grow the Hub Pot Challenge that ends at the end of the month!  The more hubs the greater your chances, right?
      I've been sidetracked with a more lucrative freelance job so I've been writing for someone else and my own hubs are waiting - though I've got a few great titles started!  smile

  23. purnimamoh1982 profile image78
    purnimamoh1982posted 4 years ago

    I am ready. Let the count start from today.

    1. merej99 profile image84
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      All right!  Let's get CRAZY smile

  24. Kathleen Odenthal profile image92
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 4 years ago

    Get crazy? You clearly don't know my psychiatrist! But I can get writing! wink

  25. purnimamoh1982 profile image78
    purnimamoh1982posted 4 years ago

    Hi all, Have published my second hub on the second day. Its too tiring and at times makes your mind blank when you complete a hub. But it makes a lot of sense in terms of getting tuned with the purpose. Please visit my hubs and comment. (2)  http://purnimamoh1982.hubpages.com/hub/ … ifty-Years and (1) http://purnimamoh1982.hubpages.com/hub/ … vilisation

    Best wishes

  26. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 4 years ago

    I will be starting the 30 day challenge today.  Isr post tomosrow.  SATURDAy

  27. purnimamoh1982 profile image78
    purnimamoh1982posted 4 years ago

    Best wishes barryrutherford. Please keep us informed about your hubs.

  28. R Richards profile image60
    R Richardsposted 4 years ago

    Hello everyone,
    I am in need of a challenge. Count me in!
    I have created my first post. It is a basic topic/review just to get me started. I used to love to write but got caught up in life. Now I have the time and energy to get back to the things I love. Hubpages is all so new to me but I am ready to go "back to school" Hubpage style.

 
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