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What If You Write Something No One Else Is Interested In Reading?

by on September 18, 2017

Novelty Revisions

When I first started blogging, I knew I wanted to focus on documenting my life as a writer.

Over time, I realized my friends, family, and classmates really didn’t care that much about writing — at least not the way I talked about it.

For those first three or four years, I had I’d say about 10 occasional readers. Almost all of them were people I didn’t know. But they were people who thought my topic — writing about writing — was interesting.

Even though my audience was small, and there were times it felt like no one cared about what I was doing, I kept doing it anyway. I liked writing about my passion. And slowly, over time, more people who also liked my passion found and started reading my blog.

It would have been very easy to give up early on in my blogging journey. I say that…

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  1. 90% of the books are bought by 10% of the people, and I bought lots of books but didn’t read about writing until I started writing myself. That’s why my blog is mostly about travelling, even if I stick links to where people can buy my books on the ends of many of my posts.

    • I’m very undecided about using ‘buy’ links at the end of every post. But then, the magic formula some of us find to selling is so unique to each writer, that it is hard to know what to do some days!

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