For those that comment that it looks so easy when I write: it isn’t because it is. It seems easy because I believe in the words, I hear them, I speak them, even if not audibly, and yes, it’s work. There’s a lot more of it no one may ever see and there’s some piece of me in, even every re-, blog post.
by: Melanie Jones
Someone once said to me, “I don’t understand people who consider themselves a writer, but don’t write.” That same day I created a blog and began putting out some work. A lot of it was what I referred to as unpolished rants. I would copy styles from Buzzfeed, like Top Five blah blah. I also wrote rebuttals to the content of other blogs I didn’t agree with, and would link their posts in my own blog.
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The first thing that’s difficult about having a blog is getting a fan-base large enough that you don’t feel like you’re writing for an empty (chat)room. Gaining followers on outlets like Tumblr is difficult. Tumblr is not Facebook, not everyone and their grandma has one so if you are relying on followers from people you already know, that’s not very likely. If your only purpose in writing is…
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