As said by roadies at some stage of their career in this rock n' roll world: 'I have a gig'.
It's pretty motivating when someone thinks you should share what you write. Whereas this blog leans towards close friends, fellow sport enthusiasts and like-minded nutters, a magazine has the tendency to open the curtain to a greater audience who, like peasants with pitchforks and burning torches, have greater expectations. It'll be interesting to see if people like this stuff. Or not.
Either way, it's always good to peak outside your comfort zone.
Here's one of my recent contributions.