Journaling is behind-the-scene content creation. That was last week. This week is about publishing what you create.
Publishing is hitting send. It’s submitting a paper or manuscript. It’s delivering a message.
And we are all publishers, by the way.The picture you share on Instagram. The words you carefully choose to go with your Insta-story. That Facebook post. How you craft your message. The story you use before you get into your three points. The group presentation. The weekly newsletter or the email to the team.
In case, we’re new friends: I’ve written a book published with a traditional publishing house. I co-authored a book with a friend and together we used proceeds to help build a home for trafficked girls in Africa. I took a compilation of blogposts happening in real time and organized them into an e-book for a church planting organization. Most of my publishing is in written content, but many of my friends create content for video and use pictures to tell stories.
The truth is we all have something to say.
The lie is that it’s for everyone to hear.
The lie, when wrapped around the truth, keeps us from even using our voice and our gifts because we think that not many people care to hear it, to read it.
But what is it we have to say?
Wise words are filtered words run through the mind once more, certain they are true and helpful.
For even one person to read what you have written, to hear what you have spoken, can that be enough?
Not if we’re keeping up with the person on our feed who has thousands of likes within 60 seconds of posting.
Here is our assignment for creating content:Read More