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Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Sat, 25 Apr 2020 18:37:16 -0400

Create new blog post

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diff --git a/pages/blog/why-i-blog.md b/pages/blog/why-i-blog.md @@ -0,0 +1,43 @@ +## Why I Blog and #100DaysToOffload + +[//]: # "Today is my first day of #100DaysToOffload; a challenge started by Kev Quirk to encourage new and seasoned bloggers alike to start writing..." + +[//]: # "main.min.css" + +[//]: # + +<div class="byline"> +<b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | + <b>Posted:</b> [DATE] | + <b>Last Updated:</b> [DATE] +</div> + +Today is my first day of the +[#100DaysToOffload](https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload) +challenge; a challenge started by [Kev Quirk](https://kevq.uk/) to encourage new +and seasoned bloggers alike to start writing. Since it's currently 2020-04-25 +for me, this means I'll try have post something new every day from today until +2020-08-03. That's a lot of blogging! + +Kev also made a blog post not too long ago [asking people why they +blog](https://kevq.uk/why-i-have-a-blog/), inspired by a [blog post by Jan-Lukas +Else](https://jlelse.blog/posts/why-no-blog/), which I think is a great topic to +kick off this challenge. + +I blog because it's a way for me to share my thoughts. I could be promoting +something I've made, showcasing something I've found, sharing my thoughts on a +particular subject or technology, or discussing a topic which interests me. My +blog acts as my own free-form writing platform, a creative outlet allowing me to +shout my thoughts into the void for anybody who wants to listen, to practice my +writing in a less formal setting, or simply to share something from which I +think someone could derive value or find interesting. + +There is a great feeling of satisfaction that comes with posting and sharing a +new blog post. It's that feeling of creating something and releasing it into the +world for others to enjoy that keeps me coming back to writing new posts. It +feels good to share and even better when someone lets me know that something +I've written inspired or helped them. + +That's why I blog. + +[#100DaysToOffload](https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload)