Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

How blogging about writing craft helps my writing (and makes me happy)


For my first re-blog Wednesday, I am sharing this post by Carly Sandifer. Her blog is always full of informative posts.

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Some writers say that blogging is a waste of time. They think it’s better to spend writing time on their current work, whether it’s a novel, poem, short story, or essay.

Blogging about writing may not be for everyone, but I’ve found that blogging can be like an injection for my writing. If I’m stuck with some aspect of my writing, I often dig out of my blocked place by recalling some bit of advice or craft tip that I’ve written about here on One Wild Word.

Here are several other ways writing about writing helps me in my craft:

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