So You Want To Write A Blog?

So You Want To Write A Blog?

A few guidelines to starting your blogging future right.
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New Year's happened a few days ago, but the year is still young and we are all willing to try new things. I, for example, have been working to be less cynical and give up some websites I’ve been known to waste time on (good luck with that, I’m sure), but there are many things that people can do to try to improve or spice up their lives. One such activity is a blog.

Yes, blogs are popular for amateur and experienced writers to express their thoughts on things. If you are interested in writing one for yourself, then I can help you; I’ve been blogging on and off for the last three years, and hope to continue doing so (I signed up to join Harlaxton’s blog today, January 9th).

So, let’s get you started.

The first thing you want to do is pick a topic. Any topic will do; movies, politics, books, food, you name it, it makes for good blog writing. Many of my blogs are more spur of the moment, focusing on topics that come up in my everyday life that I feel need to be shared. You don’t have to be so loose in your topics; find something you love, and write about it. It’s important that you enjoy the activity; there’s no fun in writing about stuff you don’t like, after all.

Next, get a schedule. Blogs do best when they are updated regularly, so find a day that you think fits best for your writing and publish on that day/those days. And stick to it; keep writing about what’s going on, and you’ll start to build good readership. I can say that it’s hard, and I’ve fallen off my schedule several times, but it’s better when you have some structure to it.

Finally, always be attentive. Your subject probably has a lot of fascinating things about it; you just need to find what those things are and talk about them. It might take a while, but that’s okay; the more you learn about a topic, the more you find your voice and make your blog truly unique. It all depends on practice, and you will be better off for it.

So, there you have it; a few easy guidelines to follow when starting up a blog. For all you would be bloggers out there, I hope you enjoy and learn something from this; it could help you greatly in the long run.

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14 Stages Of Buying Jonas Brothers Concert Tickets As A 20-Something In 2019

"Alexa, play "Burnin' Up" by the Jonas Brothers."

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In case you missed it, the Jonas Brothers are back together and, let me tell you, they're giving us some major jams. For those of us who were there when it all began back in 2007 with their first album, It's About Time, this has been one of the most important events of the year. But nothing, and I mean nothing can rival the excitement every twenty-something felt as the Jonas Brothers announced their Happiness Begins tour. I, for one, put my name in for ticket presale, have been following every single social media site related to the tour/group, and, of course, listening to the Jonas Brothers on repeat. And if you did manage to snag tickets, then you know that this is how your brain has been ever since they announced the tour.

1. Finding out that they're going on tour

2. Hopefully entering your name into the lottery to get presale tickets

3. Finding out that you actually get to buy presale tickets

4. Impatiently waiting for your presale tickets by listening to their songs on repeat

5. And remembering how obsessed you used to be (definitely still are) with them

6. Trying to coordinate the squad to go to the concert with you

7. Waiting in the Ticketmaster waiting room...

8. ...And feeling super frantic/frustrated because there are about 2000 people in line in front of you

9. Actually getting into the site to buy the tickets

10. Frantically trying to find seats you can actually pay for because, let's be real, you're twenty-something and poor

11. Managing to actually get the seats you want

12. Joyfully letting your squad know that you've done it

13. Crying a little because all of the dreams you've had since 2007 are coming true

14. Listening to every single Jonas Brothers song on repeat (again)

If you, like me, have finally fulfilled one of your dreams since childhood, then congrats, my friend! We've made it! Honestly, of all the things I've done in my adult life, this might be the one that child me is the most proud of.

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All good things must come to an end.

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However, all good things must come to an end. Some series have been planned out and are going to be finished while others have been cut short. Sadly, here's a list of TV series to say goodbye to this year.

1. The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Final Date: May

12 Seasons//279 episodes

2. Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

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Final Date: End of 2019

7 seasons//91 episodes

3. Jane the Virgin (CW)

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4. Games of Thrones (HBO)

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Final Date: Summer

8 Seasons//73 episodes

5. Broad City (Comedy Central)

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6. VEEP (HBO)

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Final Date: Spring

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7. Homeland (Showtime)

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8. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

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9. The Affair (Showtime)

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Final Date: End of 2019

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10. Friends From College (Netflix)

Final Date: End of 2019

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11. Crashing (HBO)

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Final Date: End of 2019

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