Someday I should really learn how to say “no”.
This seemed like such a simple idea when I started: Find some blogging work, earn a couple hundred bucks a month. Well, it seemed like a good idea, but, apparently I’m good at it.
I got approached by a company to ghost write a corporate blog (hence why I can’t link it) from them following my work on the other blogs I was working on. I had actually approached this company early on, but we hadn’t been able to find a fit for me. They had a project come up I seemed suited to, so now I’m blogging there once a day now. I have also been asked to be a guest blogger on another site about blogging and social media, and since they offered a link to this site (what a concept, actually getting to promote my own site!), I agreed to it. They have no requirements as to frequency, so I can just write for that one when it strikes my fancy.
I’ve finally gotten in to a groove with balancing my day job and my “night job”, as I call it, but finding time to do any side projects is at zero. My plan to start a novel this year? Totally shelved. My nearly 3-year long fan fiction project is at a crawl. I finally popped Halo 3 in my Xbox for the first time today, even though I’ve had it since release day.
So, yes, if I could ever learn the ability to say “no” to a project, it would be nice. The drawback is, if you do say no, and you need them down the road, they’ll remember you said it.
Oh well… back to blogging.