As a writer, if you’re looking to share your writings and views with the world, blogging is probably one of the best ways to do so. Doing so will also enable you to showcase your skills, get heard and be known. There are a number of successful blogs started by some pretty well known writers. Here are 5 such individuals, who have made their name in the blogging sphere.
Jeff is an author, blogger and speaker who writes and speaks openly about his faith. His blog Goin’s Writer is definitely refreshment to the soul, offering not only practical advice on writing and publishing, but also on how writing can change lives, and help others in their struggles and aspirations. No wonder Jeff’s blog was chosen as one of the “Top 10 Blogs in Writing” in 2011 and 2012 by Write to Done. His blog is also a gateway for his newsletter and his ebooks.
Joanna Penn is an international author, speaker and entrepreneur. Her blog The Creative Penn is not just any ordinary blog. In it, she shares resources to help thriving authors and entrepreneurs, giving people tips as they go along their journey. Her blog is packed with advice that comes directly from Joanna’s experience, and she shares her own lessons and struggles, and the things that have made her who she is as a writer. She has a very personal approach, and also creates her own videos to share instructions and tips that motivate people to keep going.
Porter is a career journalist whose passion for writing has gained an insanely huge number of followers on the Internet. An influential figure in the publishing industry, Porter can be found in countless places sharing his interests and expertise, including The Bookseller and Publishing Perspectives.
His blog is full of articles related to the publishing industry, tackling innovations, crazy ideas, social media issues, modern-day fads; the list goes on. The titles of his articles are eye-catching and intriguing, which is usually signs of an expert blogger!
David is a blogger and author who gets his inspiration for writing from one of the best methods – travelling. He maintains a blog called Let’s Get Digital, which is a great resource, giving practical advice to writers on how they can publish their works. He has plenty of step-by-step guides on how to wade through challenges and obstacles before one can reach a digital audience.
He is the author of the book Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should, which in the self-publishing community is considered by some as being a bible, helping writers to self-publish their e-books. David recently has released the 2nd edition of this title.
C.S. Lakin wears a number of hats including that of a novelist, a copyeditor, a writing coach, a mom, and a backpacker. In her blog Live Write Thrive, C.S. Lakin offers tips to her audience on how to better themselves as writers. The advice and guidelines in her blog aren’t presented hastily and the sincerity in each of her posts is evident. Her writings at her blog are just like the way she describes herself, bears the gentleness of a mother who takes care, accommodates and encourages.
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