Some Hard Truths About Blogging

  • It takes time, lots of time.
  • Blogging and writing my novel was a difficult balance.
  1. It robs you of valuable writing time.
  2. If you want to write a novel, blogging teaches the wrong skills.
  3. Blogging is “information heavy and story light.”
  4. If you want to build your storytelling skills — write stories. Readers want to read your stories.
  5. Author blogs don’t sell books.
  6. To blog well, you must love blogging.



Sheila McIntyre Good — Nurse turned Writer. Booklover, author, loyal friend, wife and mother.

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