Should an Author Blog?

I agree with JD, that there is no right or wrong answer to this question. In my case, many of my posts are first drafts of my poems, which doesn’t take away from my writing time for obvious reasons. Kevin

I Read Encyclopedias for Fun

I just want to throw this question out there for everyone. I assume many of you are bloggers. Some of you are authors. I have seen this question a few times out there, and the opinions tend to be mixed.

Should an author blog?

My answer is yes and no. There are many who say that an author shouldn’t blog because it sucks away too much time. For some people, I agree. They could spend a huge amount of time on their blog. For those people, maybe blogging does take away too much writing time. But I think it depends on the person.

As for me, I enjoy blogging. I do it in my free time and at times in which I cannot concentrate on actual writing. I only spend about fifteen to thirty minutes a day blogging most days. I try getting to the comments every day, but usually…

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7 thoughts on “Should an Author Blog?

  1. PorterGirl

    Like you say, there is no right or wrong answer. But blogging is a nice way to make people aware of your work but better than that, it’s such a super community!

  2. nomnian

    I think blogging is a good idea, if you have the time for it. Allows you to write texts out of your books genre that still benefit you, which may help against writing blocks. I can’t really speak out of experience though. I ain’t no author. 🙂

  3. Jay Dee

    Thanks for reblogging. In my case, I show some of my writing, but not of my books. One thing I’d like to do is a book on worldbuilding sometime in the future. Everything on my blog about worldbuilding and more would be included.


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