A scary thought

I have just had a really scary thought. If I were to die right now, my writing on this blog would still live on for a few weeks.

I would be dead and yet some of my content would yet to be published.

This ‘death defying’ trick can be done all thanks to the WordPress schedule post feature. This post was not actually written on the 11th of February, but the 23rd of January instead.

An article scheduled for the 11th of February 2011

An even scarier thought is that by the time this scheduled post about scheduled posts gets out, I could have gone under a bus, got hit by a train or had a heart attack.

What a terrible thought.

Hopefully I am not dead and hopefully my server isn’t down so on the 11th of February 2011 you are able to read this scheduled post 🙂

Scheduled posting is very handy for me and for you. For you it means you have a constant stream of new content, and for me it means I can manage my time more effectively.

For example today (23rd of January not 11th of February) I have written three articles. This is because sometimes I can be in a great mood for writing, so I just write and write and write. But then when I am too busy or my writing cap isn’t firmly screwed on, I might now write anything for days.

What’s your opinion on this – is scheduled posting a good thing?