How To Write A Potentially Epic Blog Post

September 15, 2012

How To Write A Potentially Epic Blog Post

by Stan Faryna

Stan Faryna

Swedish House Mafia, Don’t You Worry

Help others unlock wisdom, self-understanding and the potential to live well, to be true, to love and to shine.

That is the secret to writing a potentially epic blog post. It is also the secret of friendship. Love. AND leadership – among other things.

It’s that simple. Oh – yes – it is also that difficult.

Such honesty, of course, means turning down the dial on your expectations of what will make you (or me) happy.

Because happiness is not the measure of a person or perfection. On occasion, happiness may coincide.

The pursuit of happiness without reference to the true, the good and the beautiful can and often is a self-defeating and self-destructive preoccupation – however natural, compulsive and self-evident.

Think this over, my friend.

Understanding this may save you from undue misery, desperate and regrettable decisions, and, most of all, doorways and well-worn paths to darkness – where hope is reluctant to follow.

Stan Faryna
15 September 2012
Bucharest, Romania


How to write an epic blog post. And other social media DOHs.

January 4, 2012

How to write an epic blog post. And other social media DOHs.

by Stan Faryna

Stan Faryna

What makes a blog post, epic?

It doesn’t take 10,000100,000 – or one million (?) readers to make a blog post, EPIC.

In my pedestrian opinion, an epic blog post is a blog post that inspires at least ten people. It uplifts them. It takes them out of the ordinary – if only for a moment. It stirs them, fuels them, and it allows them to feel strongly about something – if only for a moment.

Like a bunker buster, an epic blog post blasts open hearts, minds, or souls to variations of the central theme of all things to be considered: the Beautiful, the Good, and the True.

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