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On October 1st, I slapped up a post on a whim, announcing that I'd decided to just write something every day for the entire month. I suspected I'd be sorry I took on the challenge, and I'll be honest - I've been looking forward to the 31st. A lot.
I don't really know if I accomplished my goal of really writing every day. Some days it felt more like I was just reaching to get anything at all entered into this space in order to hit "Publish" before midnight. But I think what October did for me was to prove that I can write more frequently than I do. I really do want to. And I learned that I'll survive if I post something that isn't even close to meeting the overly-harsh judgment that I reserve only for myself. That was really good for me.
Now I'm done, and I'm glad. But I hope the little lessons and habits developed during this month will stick. I'd like to be a little more fearless. And I have some ideas for what that could look like. Will I venture there?
Time will tell.