That is incredible. It’s been a crazy five years. I know deep in my heart that my writing has flourished since I have started. I still have to work on my timely manner and get blog posts out on time. Maybe that will be my five year goal. I will make a plan and stick to it. A goal that I might have to try out very soon.
In the past five years, I have gone through many mini projects. I had tried to start a youtube channel about our adoption and found that it wasn’t for me. I didn’t want to make my child’s story public. I attempted many different writing styles that lead me to start a new blog so I could slap down thoughts about life things. This blog doesn’t really correlate with my writing life. In short, I had spread myself thin trying to find my voice. My presence online became a scattered mess over the five years I’ve been on this blog.
Time for the cleanup crew. I am still in the growth of my voice. I know now that I should be me and only me. Through doing that I will find people that are like me. I will always learn from the greats but I will never be exactly like them because they are not me and I am not them. I can still be one of the greats. I will do it my way. It’s terrifying that it took me five years to crack out of my shell.
I am here. Here is now. Let us begin.
Youtube is a great resource for me to grow as an author. I love watching other authors give their opinion on how to develop a book. The same goes for podcasts. I don’t think those are in my cards at the moment. As much as I want to keep my dive in personality. I have to think realistically…can I continue to produce great content and deliver in a timely manner. The answer is… not right now.
I’m okay with that. These past five years have taught me one important thing. I can’t be everywhere at once. If I had a million arms and cloning abilities, then… maybe. Unfortunately, I’m not in one of my books. I can’t snap my fingers to complete a task.
It takes time. It takes effort. It takes drive.
On this anniversary of my five years of this blog, I want to say thank you for popping in and being here with me.