…d done a hundred roubles’ worth, and do not brag of having the entry where others are not admitted. The truly talented always keep in obscurity among the crowd, as far as possible from advertisement ... Even Krylov has said that an empty barrel echoes more loudly than a full one.
4. You’ll regret it if you don’t. Writing, in whatever form, is your own personal progress report. There’s nothing I love more than curling up with tea and reading back over my past, error-riddled posts. It’s an indescribable connection that you simply can’t get from a photo or memory alone. Think of it as the only true insight your future self has into you, as you are today. Blog for yourself and the rest will follow.