I read this while half-asleep this AM, and I was 110% smitten with Catherine, Caffeinated‘s words. I mean, it IS a good question, right? I certainly wax poetic to all of my clients, about the merits of blogging, and admittedly, spend far more time on my personal blog than my biz blog and occasionally on my husband and children. It’s my space, and I dig it. And thanks to Catherine, Caffeinated, I can dig it all the more. After all, writers have to write. And, as you’ll note upon visiting my blog, sometimes, 140 characters just isn’t enough.
What is the point of a blog? is a question I’m asked time and time again. Most of the time, these would be self-publishers are asking me where does a blog fit into the scheme of things?What’s its place in my overall plan? How do I know if it’s working, if I’m blogging well?
But sometimes, they’re asking something else, something a bit frightening. They’re asking what is the point of a blog? because they actually don’t see the point of having one.
Utterly irrelevant photo, but LOOK HOW PRETTY!
What is the point of a book?
Writers write. We may be locked forever in the battle between I hate writing and I love having written, and we may write not every single day, and there may be enough dust on the top page of our most recently finished manuscript for someone to write ‘REVISE ME’ in it…
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