Are You An Author/Blogger Or A Blogger/Author?

Allison Maruska

In clicking over to read this post, you’re probably wondering what the difference between an A/B and a B/A is. I’ll start by saying it’s more than simple word order.

I had an epiphany a few weeks back whilst discussing blogging with another author. He was telling me how blogging felt like a chore, something he only did because it would promote the sale if his book. I, on the other hand, love to blog. It’s fun for me. My first experiences in writing for public consumption came by way of my humor blog, which I started a year before I even considered writing a novel.

My epiphany was this: my friend is an author/blogger, whereas I am a blogger/author. Realizing this took a lot of stress – stress I didn’t even know I had – off my shoulders.

I released my first novel just over four months ago…

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4 comments

  1. Thank you for re-blogging this interesting post, Chris. I see my blog as a wonderful means of sharing/bringing my poetry to the attention of as wide an audience as possible. It gives me pleasure to blog. However, in the final analysis I would describe myself as, first and foremost a poet and, secondly as a blogger. Kevin

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