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Drafts: What's in your folder of shame?

06 Nov 2005

The other day, Matt Jones and I were chatting about what we haven’t written on our blogs. Turns out we both are in the habit of starting posts, writing a paragraph or two, and then trailing off. We started comparing the lingering headlines in our “Drafts” folder, or as Matt calls it, The Folder of Shame:

The things where you’ve just thought of the title, but written nothing to back it up? The momentary points of self-deluded genius that in the cold light of day you thought better of?

So I took a deep breath, opened up my Drafts, and had a look. Sure enough, an accurate record of interesting ideas that never really existed:

So what’s in your Drafts folder? ​