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Arden de Raaij Author

Thanks for the kind words, to be honest, this is v129 of me trying to blog, haha. I always create myself a new blog, start writing for a few months and then it slowly dies down, good intentions and all.

I have been slightly more consistent with Dev.to, as I know things are being read a lot more and it generates traffic to my own site as well.

And no a regular job shouldn't stop you from writing, but more often than not my 'off-time' is better defined when I work for an employer than when I freelance, resulting in less time working on side-projects, etc. Ideally I'd write these articles during worktime and have the rest of the team benefit from them as well. Unfortunately that's not always possible though.

I use Todoist and it has been stellar for organizing this kind of stuff, but I'll have a look at Workflowy as well (I'll put it on my to-do list 😅). Oh and I already use toggl, it has helped me greatly with prioritising the things I actually want to do.

Thank you for all your suggestions!