Someone asked me, “do you really get up at 4:00 in the morning to write a blog post every day?”
… no. I schedule my blog posts to appear each day at that time. I write my blog posts often days or weeks in advance. Currently, I have about 30 blog posts that are completed or mostly done in the queue, for publication once each day for days and weeks to come.
When do I write blog posts?
I write them at home, usually either in the very early morning before I go to work, or perhaps in the evening after dinner if I have time. I do not spend time blogging at work. Blogging is personal, and I don’t waste work time doing personal stuff.
How do I come up with ideas to blog about?
I have three sources:
- What I see when I travel on public transit, on my Harley, or when I walk around the streets of DC where I work or my community where I live.
- What I observe people look for when they search the Internet and end up on this blog.
- Occasionally, what some people write to me about in an email message.
I avoid writing about things that are better suited elsewhere, such as about politics. I try to keep this blog focused on my passions for boots, leather, community, and my man. However, I have on occasion been known to wander off topic.
I never quite know where I will be when something strikes me to blog about. And being a rather old-fashioned type of guy, when I get such a thought and I am in a place that I can write (that is, not on my Harley), I will whip out a trusty small notepad and jot the idea down. Then later when I am at my computer, I pull the notepad out of my shirt pocket and compose the post. It’s that simple.
I am having a lot of fun with this blog, and appreciate your visits!