Starting a Blog Isn’t the Only Way to Get Published (and an Apology)


Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the topic of Starting a Blog Isn’t the Only Way to Get Published (and an Apology)

Meg Dowell Writes

Yesterday I wrote a post about the worst reasons to start a blog.

Usually my listicles touch on “serious” writing topics but poke fun at the silly things writers do or try to make light of the very real struggles most of us face. We’re overwhelmed enough, I think most of us need to laugh at ourselves way more than we do.

For the first time, that style fell flat for the chosen topic, at least on one point. I wanted to both explain that point further and apologize for causing confusion. I’ll start with the apology.

My “listicles” started out as a weekly Saturday post to give readers something quick and lighthearted to kick off their weekends. I enjoy writing these posts, and readers (I assume) have enjoyed reading them.

Long-time readers of this blog know that I am a no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is kind of advice-giver. Because my goal…

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