Happy Friday everyone!
Welcome to the “weekly round-up” post from our ever-growing community of bloggers, vloggers, podcasters, and other content creators. Each and every week we hand-pick five top posts from a pool of the highest voted user-submitted/created posts in the community and include them in this weekly “listicle” blog post, along with the newsletter for all of our blog subscribers.
Here are this week’s (Oct 21 – Oct 27, 2017) most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:
1. Don’t Quit When It Gets Hard
“I quit.That’s what I think three or four times a month. To be honest, the thought of quitting whatever I’m doing in my life has been on my mind as long as I remember. When I was in high school, I wanted to quit and just find a job. When I played basketball, I wanted to quit…”
2. ‘The Void,’ and why understanding it leads to our best creative work
“Here it is again. That wave of discomfort. It starts like a rippling in my chest, and then a ping in my throat. I couldn’t describe the emotion because it is composed of several. Frustration; boredom; anger; restlessness; confusion, and borderline despair. I’m also sleepy…”
3. Facebook is Testing a “Pay to Play” Requirement for Publishers in the News Feed
“Last week Facebook began rolling out its new Explore feed, which is now available for users globally on both desktop and mobile. The new Explore feed encourages discovery by including posts from people and pages that the user doesn’t follow…”
4. How to Feel Good as a Writer: an Origin Story
“When you create, you never know what’s going to happen. Imagine this. In the early 1960s, you’re a lyricist. It’s simply your job to write the words for a song. And in 2017, Wikipedia displays a selected list of more than 50 notable recordings of that song…”
5. You Have More Than Enough Time, You’re Just Not Spending it Right
““I don’t have enough time.” We’ve all said it before. Time poverty is a distribution issue. Many people hate being idle. They value productivity, so they glorify being busy. They seek out busyness for the sake of being busy. They sense a feeling that they are time-constrained…”
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