You know what I like? Arbitrary challenges.
- Journaling every day? Done.
- Create an aggressively backwards compatible website? Let's do it.
- Read one book every week until you die? Sign me up.
There's something about a goalpost that has no reason to exist except to exist that motivates me in a way that important things like deadlines, due dates, and appointments generally fail to do. Which is why the 100 Days to Offload challenge really speaks to me.
In case you are unfamiliar with the challenge, here are the rules:
- This needs to be done on a personal blog, not a corporate blog. If you don't have a personal blog, you can sign up for a free one at Write.as.
- There is no specific start date. Your 100 posts can start or end whenever you want them to.
- Publish 100 new posts in the space of a year.
- There are no limits to what you can post about – write about whatever interests you.
Seeing as I've got a personal blog and a motivation to write on it a hell of a lot more, this is right up my alley.
Ready. Set. Go.
Now, I should mention that I won't be following the trend of tagging the articles for the challenge. I think it's safe to assume that any article published between now and *checks watch* March 20th, 2023 will apply to the designated total.
And, because it doesn't feel very sporting otherwise, this article will be considered #0 in the series. 100 fresh posts; about two a week for the next 52 weeks. That's the goal, and that's what I'm going to shoot for.