At least for now. Possibly for good.
Because I’ve lost my focus. My writing has become self-centered instead of God-centered.
I select blog posts based on what I think will attract people. People think forensics are cool? Let’s write about forensics!
I track the number of likes on my author page and obsess on how to get more. What if I post this? What if I post that? Which post gets shared most?
I spend time on the computer when I could be doing fun things with my family. Just let me get past this deadline and it will get better…
I get stressed when I haven’t posted anything new in a while. Stressed – like can’t-get-to-sleep-and-then-wake-up-early stress. Acid reflux stress. I’m going crazy stress. All self-induced because I’m worrying about reaching self-imposed goals that no one but me cares about. And really, people won’t notice if I post or not.
So, I need to refocus on God. It’s right there in the Bible: God’s solution to marketing and all your other problems:
Who wants to help keep me accountable?