Reading about The Dan Plan has made me think about my own plan for this year, and how this blog might fit into it.
As I mentioned before, I’m trying to get a better grasp of longer forms of fiction than my usual 2000-5000 word short stories, and my chosen method is focused practice. I’m writing a long story each month, and trying to be aware of what I’m learning and where my challenges are as I go. It might be that blogging about that process would be interesting reading, or at least interesting writing.
So I’m going to try to be more consistent about posting – not snippets so much as progress reports, and thoughts on writing as I learn more and play with different ideas and approaches.
For today, for instance, I can talk about some thoughts I’ve been having this week: Continue reading
This is so cool – someone’s specifically testing the 10,000 hour idea in his efforts to go from 30-year-old commercial photographer and golfing novice to pro golfer. Dan of “The Dan Plan”started in April of 2010, and is about 2,400 hours into the project, and blogging the experience every step of the way.
His about page also says that “Through his journey Dan hopes to inspire others to start exploring the possibilities life affords them.”