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"Writing on the wood is prohibited."...

Primitive bloggers didn't have to consider Google rules. "Writing on the wood is prohibited." (Photo credit:Nicolas Karim)

TODAY’S WRITERS DON’T just write short stories or novels or memoirs. They also have to write personal blogs and twitter tweets and Facebook updates (I have yet to succumb to this one, myself).

Unfortunately, all of this other writing is just as important as the writing we really want to be doing. And for some, blogging, tweeting, etc., is a nice little distraction that now replaces cleaning the toilet.

I finally gave in to the need to blog and tweet last month. I’m still the last person I know under age 83 who doesn’t have a Facebook account.

Anyway, just because you’re a good ‘writer writer’, doesn’t mean you’re going to be a good blogger. There’s a science to it.

Just because you’re a good ‘writer writer’, doesn’t mean you’re going to be a good blogger. There’s a science to it.

This week’s online edition of Writer’s Digest has great article on some simple steps emerging bloggers can follow to ensure their precious non-‘writing writing’ time is well spent. Do check out Brian A. Klem’s 12 Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Blog.

Do you have any other tips for making your blog well-read?

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