I blog, you blog, we all blog – Why?

My friend and  fellow author Pat made me start blogging. Okay, she didn’t really MAKE me. It was a suggestion. A forceful suggestion.

That really isn’t true either. As authors, we encourage each other to find ways to promote ourselves and our books. Pat suggested we blog. So, we did.

I wrote many blogs all about writing and I always hated those blogs.  I don’t think I’m qualified to tell others how to write or how to get published. Pat is much better at them than I am.

I think my posts ended up having a sarcastic twist to them, even when I didn’t mean to. And now,  my blog has grown to take on a life of it’s own. I’m horrible about posting with any consistancy. I don’t always have something to say and I don’t always have time. Often, I’m content leaving comments on other blogs.

Recently, a couple of my favorite bloggers left, but one came back. 🙂

Another has abandoned one blog to spend more time on another one but at least he didn’t abandon his readers.

So I have a question.

Why did you start blogging? What do you get out of it?

I did it because Pat made me. I keep doing it because I actually kind of like it.

Thanks Pat.

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