37 Reasons Why a Writer Might Start a Blog

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  1. They are looking for new ways of procrastinating.
  2. The writer wants to build an online following.
  3. The writer feels like they are missing out as all their writer friends blog.
  4. The writer is interested in acquiring and building valuable online marketing skills.
  5. They are bored with writing a novel and need a draft-cation.
  6. The writer wants to connect with other writers.
  7. They need something else in their life to get obsessed about.
  8. The writer wants to sharpen their prose.
  9. They want to keep family, friends and contacts updated on their writing journey.
  10. The writer thinks their book fans will benefit from reading about their writing struggles, how bloody hard it was to write the book that they are reading, their creative demons and the many emotional states they went through whilst editing the first draft.
  11. They want to validate whether they can actually write stuff that people want to read…

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10 Comments

  1. Number one is my favorite!

    1. That’s a good one. Number 25 is one of my favorites.

      1. OK, that’s my 2nd favorite ;).

  2. Sorry, this just doesn’t resonate with me, searching within my heart seems the best route for me. Yeah, we all have different reasons to start a blog, and we have to find the integrity of our own heart.

    1. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

  3. I’m just getting to know some bloggers. I’ve enjoyed reading some of your posts. I’m also doing memoir writing and am in a lifelong learning class with others doing that. I included a couple posts on that in my blog, but my blog is mostly about my poetry. Thank you for your reply.

    1. Another memoir lover! I’m glad you enjoyed some of my reblogs. I’m hopping over to your blog right now.

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