Why I Am Taking a Short Blogging Break

by John Soares on January 5, 2015

I’m going to Costa Rica for 5 weeks. That’s why!

And it’s going to be a true vacation: no work and very little time on the Internet.

My only connection to the wider world will be through my Kindle Fire HD 7, and that’s only when I’m around a wireless connection AND I feel there is truly an important need to get online. I’ll be checking email, doing a little bit of sharing on Facebook and Twitter, and investigating cool places to visit in Costa Rica, but that’s it. I’m thinking maybe 2-3 times a week for a half hour or so.

What Did I Do to Deserve So Much Time Off?

Well, there doesn’t have to be a good reason. However, I’ve been working on several large projects since the middle of August, and I just completed the last of them. I made enough money in that time period to pay for an entire year’s worth of expenses, so I decided I needed to get away to someplace beautiful and peaceful so I can recharge my physical, mental, and spiritual energy.

When Will I Post Again?

I’ll be back in the middle of February and I’ll get a new post out by the end of the month. I’ll shoot for the third week of February, but I don’t yet know what my work schedule will be when I return.

Some of my favorite PW Posts…

Comprehensive Guide to Setting Freelance Writing Goals

19 Successful Freelance Writers Share Their Top Goals for 2014

How to Align Your Writing Income with Your Career Goals

8 Time Management Techniques for Successful Writers

Four Reasons Why Freelance Writers Should Specialize

Why I Am a Freelance Writer

The Top 27 Ways to Boost Your Writing Willpower

Your Take

Feel free to share any thoughts about vacations or blogging breaks, and also any specific things you think I should do in Costa Rica.

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