Why writing a blog is (sometimes) more difficult than writing a novel

By now, I should have written a whole shelf of novels. But no, I fritter away my thousand words a day on news, weather, sports, and cultural ephemera.

D.E. Haggerty

Yeah, you read that right. Sometimes writing a blog is more difficult than finishing a novel. And now you think I’ve gone from slightly loco to completely bonkers. While I may admit to being slightly loco at times and often even bonkers, I’m trying to be serious here. On Sunday afternoon, I was staring at my blank computer screen and wondering what in the world I was going to blog about now! I may have been getting just the teensy weensy bit annoyed. Why oh why does writing a blog article seem like so much work? Oh wait – maybe this is a good blog idea. I put my thinking cap on and came up with three reasons why I struggle with blog writing:

  1. Brevity. Blog articles need to be short. I always aim for around 500 words. Seems easy, right? Wrong! Because the blogs are brief, they need to…

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One thought on “Why writing a blog is (sometimes) more difficult than writing a novel

  1. dehaggerty says:

    Thanks for re-blogging.

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