Rename: Why authors should blog.
Is is necessary for author’s to blog? No, of course not. That’s completely up to you, but I’m going to give you a few reasons why you should.
Don’t do it unless you’re serious about it. If not, it’s a waist of time.
Is blogging as an author necessary? There are many reasons as to why an author should not start a blog, for instance, it takes your time. Create website, drive it, and so on. Time consuming, but there’s always two side of the story. Other authors does it, Nick does it, Mark does it? Check. Cara Bistrol. Sarra Canon.
Contact with other authors
A completement to your writing. Something extra.
Extra income. What if Amazon shuts down your account? There’s no risk it would happen with a blog if you own it on WordPress.
Do something else. Let your mind rest from writing your book. Write something else.
Grow closer to your audience. Allow them to see you outside the sphear of your books. Make you more “real”. Connect on a deeper level with your audience.
You can use for blog to deepen the interest for your book.
Share news with your audience. Explain easier.
Share your knowledge.
You get to write!
It doesn’t have to cost you anything (if you choose that road).
Is blogging for you? This is a question only you can answer, but if you’re just starting out your writing journey, then blogging might be not neccessary, at least not right now. Wait until your author platform is up and running. Focus on one thing at the time. Then start.