Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class wpdb in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 56

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/cache.php on line 36

Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class WP_Object_Cache in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/cache.php on line 384

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 541

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 541

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 541

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 541

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_PageDropdown::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 560

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 659

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 659

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 659

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 659

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_CategoryDropdown::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el($output) in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 684

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/query.php on line 21

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/theme.php on line 540

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-content/plugins/allpassion-linklove.php on line 56

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-content/plugins/dd-formmailer/dd-formmailer.php on line 1884

Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method GoogleSitemapGenerator::Enable() should not be called statically in /home/nsnipes/avgjoeblogger.com/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 164
When is the Right Time to Trash a Post : Average Joe Blogger

диета при панкреатите

When is the Right Time to Trash a Post

September 23, 2007 | Blogging Basics

Trash CanToday I was looking though my post and idea drafts and realized that I had quite a few posts that were partially written but never finished. Some of these drafts were nothing more than a title, while others were varying degrees of finished.

As I was reading through some of them, I kept asking myself if I felt these topics were still interesting, whether I would ever finish them or if I should just trash them. A few of them were easy to throw away, as they were only partial ideas that were never fully developed and were somewhat out dated. However, the drafts I’m having the hardest time deciding on are the ones that are over half finished but are slightly off topic, no longer relevant or I have just lost interest in.

It’s possible I’m just being over critical of these partially written posts, but I’ve come back to a few of them several times and just can’t find the motivation to finish them. So my question is when is the right time to just trash a post and forget about it? How long do you hang on to partially written posts? Do you have a set of criteria you use?

If you enjoyed reading Average Joe Blogger why not subscribe to my RSS Feed or get it delivered directly to your email inbox.

2 Responses to “When is the Right Time to Trash a Post”

  1. MyAvatars 0.2 TenthOfMarch |

    I have a few drafts written months ago that I do not plan to continue too. I think it’s best to just finish up the post and publish it. It may still be useful to some people. However, if you have completely lost interest or do not agree on the points in the post, it’s best to just dump it. I will most probably delete my drafts.

  2. MyAvatars 0.2 Jerad Kaliher |

    I think after about a month of having those types of posts sit in the draft bin I start to reevaluate whether it is worth it to resurrect them.

    If I find that the information is outdated I trash them immediately. If they have a common theme that I want to portray I try to apply it to another new topic within the genre.