Quick Follow-up on the Effectiveness of Cross-Posting

This is a quick follow-up report on my quick test about the effectiveness of cross-posting from WordPress to Medium posted a few days ago. I have been observing the stats on both the Medium post and my blog post for a few days. I conclude that it is an okay time to give a quick

Effectiveness of Cross-Posting from WordPress to Medium

As I was preparing to restart my WordPress blog, I wondered what syndication options I could have for new posts. I synced my blog with Twitter and Facebook a few years ago, but I stopped updating Twitter and Facebook for a while. I learned about Medium a few years ago and I always thought I

A Model Blog for Research Digest

I came across a blog that can be a model of what I am envisioning for my small blog. It’s called BPS Research Digest. Although it is a authoritative blog published by the British Psychological Society and my blog is just by me, I would like to use this space to review the paper I

Pressure of daily writing quota

I barely met the writing quota (500 words) today. This is now six days in a row. Trying to meet such a certain quantitative threshold helps me visualize the progress. So, I start to feel that this daily writing goal almost has an additive feature. Once I get used to it, I will keep raising

Finished thesis proposal draft

It has been a super painful week for me writing a draft for thesis proposal. I should have started at least one week earlier. Regarding writing, I always underestimate the task and overestimate my capability. Writing to a deadline deprives the joy of creation and organizing. It was a good wake-up call. Now I started

Writing 10k words a day

I ran across an advice from a professional novel writer. http://thisblogisaploy.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-i-went-from-writing-2000-words-day.html He talks about the triangle as a requirement to jack up your writing speed: knowledge, time, and enthusiasm. I don’t get it much for enthusiasm, but I fully agree on knowledge and time. By knowledge, he means to prepare bullet points of what you