The 5 Types of Posts in my Draft Folder — Learning from Abandoned Work

Charles Daly
4 min readNov 7, 2019

Looking back at some of these drafts, I wish I had used the energy I spent writing them to document my journey rather than describe a destination I hadn’t even reached.

I currently have 44 unpublished drafts in Medium. I was browsing through them today to find something to post when I decided to write about the words I abandon.

The topics of those posts I never posted are all over the place — one’s about what it’s like to feel homesick for barbeque while living in Europe, another…

Charles Daly

B2B Copywriter. Co-author of Make Peace or Die: a Life of Service, Leadership, and Nightmares (my dad’s memoir).