Rise and grind.
A lot of people hate that hashtag, and the philosophy that’s attached to it.
But it has merit, if you think about it. Basically: “Work hard until it’s worth it.”
If I’ve learned anything this year, it’s that hard work, consistency, and a stubborn refusal to quit actually all do pay off. It just takes a really, really long time to see those benefits.
Let me give you some examples, from my personal/professional experiences this year.
During the first half of NaNoWriMo, I made 13 videos about writing, for fun. Why not?
I gained exactly 1 subscriber during that time.
For the record, subscriber count doesn’t matter to me. I just like making stuff and that stuff is there for whoever wants to watch it.
This is just an example that I hope shows what “the grind” looks like. It’s slow. Very slow.
Look at the ratio…
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