How I Built a Blog About Writing Before I Became a Writer

Novelty Revisions

When I was 16, I started a blog about writing.

I did this because Meg Cabot had a blog and I really wanted one, too. I wanted to create a space to talk about what it was like to be an aspiring writer — even though I’d only published one (anonymous) essay in a magazine, and nothing beyond that.

Many people would have held back, worrying they couldn’t start such a project because they didn’t have enough “authority” on the subject to do so.

I said, “Forget that,” and did it anyway.

And that’s where my journey as a writer truly began.

Since then, I’ve somehow built something people really resonate with. I write about things writers are thinking about, and we have a good time (at least, I do).

I started out not really knowing much. And now I know a lot more.

I started a blog as a…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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