The Best Article I’ve Ever Written

I’m really proud of this article. I’d say, in all, I spent around 50-60 hours on it. Planning it, contacting individuals and their handlers, conducting interviews, writing it, doing research, scanning documents, formatting it and just everything that goes into it. I have a new respect for people who routinely write articles of this size. It’s over 9,000 words plus photos and I gotta say, I love it now that it’s done. For Diddy and Bad Boy fans, it’s such an amazing, such a cool article and almost every part of it was fun, except for transcribing the interviews, proofreading, scanning and formatting. I actually stayed up until 1:30 AM last night just making sure it was on point (and then I got up at 7:30). I spent like 12 hours on it yesterday, not even close to kidding.

I’m going to be writing some posts here in the future about securing and conducting interviews, etc. So, if that’s something that you are interested in, stay tuned.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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