Reading Time: 2 minutes The world of blogging is filled with good intentions, dashed hopes, ambiguity, and a vague, unrelenting feeling that no one will care what you write (including yourself).

Or is it just me who feels that way?

Regardless of how unnerving it can be, there are several great blogging benefits for fiction writers. Benefits that make it worth the effort. Here are a several.

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Reading Time: 2 minutes You have a few seconds to grab the attention of your “online” reader. And even if you hook them with a great opening, every second thereafter is a battle to keep them on the line.

People are busy.

They’re inundated with messages every day, every hour, every minute. Each piece of information they receive requires energy to read, evaluate, and make a decision: Keep, discard, or take action?

Every piece of information competes for their focus. Multiple screens (phones, tablets, computers, TVs) and multiple relationships (work, home, recreation) demand their attention and their time.

What I am about to share with you just may take your writing to the next level. It did for me.

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