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Why I believe all authors should have a blog

Matthew Sylvester

This is just a quick blog, as a result of seeing something by Chuck Wendig.

Basically, he stated that authors should have a blog in order to write. By this he meant to experiment, to play with one’s vocabulary and so forth.

An author I know said that this was not what she wanted to do. She writes plenty of other things and doesn’t want to have a blog. Now, that’s all well and good. BUT (I like big buts, I cannot lie), the internet is a funny thing. Some people use Facebook. Some people use Twitter. Some us Tumblr. Some still even use MySpace (I know, we’ll just forget them). Others don’t use any of thing but read blogs.

Any author (as opposed to writer), is writing in order for people to read their writing. There’s no point being an author if you don’t want people to see…

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About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7.


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