Time to get wordcrafting in The Worxlab again

Pulling my finger out and tapping keys with it

It’s time to get The Worxlab primed and ready for action. And I’ll be doing much of that through the medium of words, a craft I have sorely missed.

It has struck me just how little I’ve written recently. I’ve been somewhat focused on drawing a line under old things, giving my attention to long-standing undone things, as well as finalising new things. And frankly, I’ve been enjoying a break from all the things.

But I still have some lines to draw yet. 

I did consider partaking in the fashionable internet trope of the “30 days of” plan. But soon realised I’d quickly fail and be distracted by piles of wood and power tools far more pressing matters. And after 30 days, we’d all be sick of each other, and I’d have completely shot my literary load.

Besides, I’ve never subscribed to that blogging mantra of posting every day anyway. I’ll post when I have something interesting to say.

And say things I will, and more often too. They may be pithy one-liners or perhaps epic tomes if I allow myself the time to truly flow. 

Strap in — some classic Mark Settle is incoming, as well as words from a new version of me too. And regularly too.

  1. “I’ve never subscribed to that blogging mantra of posting every day anyway. I’ll post when I have something interesting to say.”

    Here here! I wish more people had this mentality. The internet is ruined by vapid noise that exists only to please the gods of the almighty algorithm.

    1. I read things on Medium, especially about writing for profit. The recycled guff that gets spewed out by some authors makes me wince. Where’s the value?

      I have come to realise that doing anything purely for money is a truly bad way to live. It’s something that’s front and centre in my thinking these days.

      “The internet is ruined by vapid noise that exists only to please the gods of the almighty algorithm”. Pure poetry right there. And ne’er a truer word spoken.



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