Pros and Cons of Draft Banking

As of writing this sentence I have thirty-seven other articles drafted. This is because I have sat down and thought of ideas that I could write about and created drafts for all of them. I call this Draft Banking.

The key to this is that my first draft is a list of points. For example currently my review of the film Red Dog is as follows:

– Introduce as manly film that isn’t an action film
– Give over view mentioning that it is based on true story
– Visually stunning, memorable lines “You never know when you’ll need a shark”, “You need an ED-U-CA-TION!”

At some point I will re-watch it, write more bullet points, write paragraphs underneath, fix awkward sentences, remove unneeded words and finally publish with a link to where you can buy it.

The intent of this is that I am motivated to make writing a constant habit. The down side of it is that I have no intent of publishing in any particular post soon. So I am writing more in the long term but slowly in the short term.

If you have thoughts on this please or want me to cover a particular subject next please leave a comment below.

By Ryan McCoskrie

I am a nerd trapped in the country side of North Canterbury, New Zealand trying to get an IT-related career off of the ground. Legal disclaimer: Ryan McCoskrie is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to I'm also signed up with Fishpond but they aren't as strict about this stuff.

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