Why you should blog about anything but writing

Starting a blog is a great way to build an author platform and a great way to show potential publishers and clients how serious you are about writing, but your blog shouldn't actually be about writing. I'd even go so far as to say your blog should focus on anything you're passionate about except writing. As serious writers dedicated to building a career from our craft, we spent a lot of time thinking about writing. I follow half a dozen blogs about writing and I've read some great books on the subject. I've participated in Nanowrimo and other writing challenges numerous times. Writing is at the center of my life, so it seemed natural to blog about writing. You probably feel the same way. If you sit and think about…
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