Should You Write What Everyone Else Is Writing?


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the topic of writing what everyone else is writing.

Meg Dowell Writes

Everyone publishing things online wants to be unique.

Standing out is a sign you have something to offer. It’s a reason for people to flock to your blog or website or Patreon page and support you in any way they see fit.

A lot of people think that means you have to do everything differently. Forget the set of rules and standards all the successful writers have laid out in their own blogs, books, and business models. As long as you have something to say, people will latch on to your words.

Right?

I wish.

For a long time, especially in terms of blogging, I thought that doing things my own way would make me unique. I thought straying from the norm would provide a place for people to come for a fresh take on modern internet content.

But that’s not how writing on the internet works.

People like easily…

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