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Why Do I Blog?


TO MY READERS: I know a lot of you wonder why writers blog when they write all the time. This blog post by my buddy Tricia Drammeh puts some perspective around it. Catch my comment in her post to read my rant as well!

Tricia Drammeh

Today, I read a very thought-provoking article on Ronovan Writes. He talks about remembering your reason for blogging instead of getting caught up in blog stats. His post got me thinking about why I blog and what I want to accomplish by blogging.

I’ll admit, there have been times I’ve been caught up in blog stats. How many likes on this post versus that one. Or how many comments and shares. For the most part, I don’t obsess over the numbers, though I do tend to suffer from Blogger’s Guilt when I’ve gone too long between original posts. I worry about how many reblogs I can get away with before I have to write something of my own.

But I shouldn’t think of it that way. I shouldn’t feel like I have to write something. I should want to write. I shouldn’t worry about whether or not my post is…

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  1. April 27, 2015 at 3:55 PM

    Makes sense to me. I don’t feel guilty though, I just keep blogging. I do have wonder though how it is it will ever result in people buying books that I haven’t written yet or the one I wrote several years ago. Oh well.

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    • April 27, 2015 at 10:12 PM

      On but John … your blogs are much more interesting and full of potential. When you post your latest idea, I can’t wait to read your next book! So it works for you.

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