A very good question indeed. Why DO people blog. WordPress recently posted their statistics and they are mindboggling as to how many writers are entering the blogosphere. And more importantly do they keep up the momentum our do the best intentions lose momentum over time?
As Carrie Bradshaw on SATC used to frequently wonder in her voice overs, ‘I can’t help but wonder…
Are there now more writers than readers? Has the tipping point now been reached?’
Post : Who Is Your Reader?
URL : http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/who-is-your-reader/
Posted : February 6, 2014 at 12:00
Who do you write for? Who do you think of when drafting a post?
Many of us write for ourselves — we scribble our innermost thoughts in journals. We draft private blog posts. Or we write personal musings but don’t mind if our readers’ eyes fall upon them. But really, if you’re here on WordPress.com, you likely want to be part of something bigger: to make your voice heard and contribute to the conversation.
I recently wrote about my own struggle with blogging ( http://writingthroughthefog.com/2014/01/15/writing-versus-publishing/ ) :
> When I write with the intent to publish, when I write with the internet in mind — which is really all the time — the process is something else entirely. Something so different from the years I used to write in my journal, where I cleared the cobwebs and allowed my thoughts to stir in the same private space, over and over.
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