80 Creative Blog Post Ideas For Writers
All writers should blog. But it's not easy coming up with creative blog post ideas week after week, month after month, and year after year to entertain readers.
If you're suddenly struggling to find new ideas, I get it. I've maintained a weekly Edit This® blog for four years, and though my "idea well" hasn't run dry, it has taken plenty of planning, thinking outside the box, and a little bit of luck to keep going.
With that in mind, I'm all about helping out my fellow writers. So here's a list of 80 creative blog post ideas for writers that have worked for me. Use these to get yourself going again.
Why did you decide to become a writer? Share your story.
How did you get started as a writer?
Interview another writer.
Write a blog post that promotes your writing services.
Write a quick grammar lesson.
What are some of your favorite writing resources?
What makes your writing different?
Write a "Day in the Life of a Writer."
Write a book review.
What are a few tips and tricks that help you be a better writer?
How do you stay organized?
What are 5-10 writing tools that you can't live without?
Create a roundup of your favorite blog posts from around the web.
Create a roundup of the favorite blog posts you've written.
Answer questions from your readers.
What are the best holiday gift ideas for writers?
What are your go-to resources as a writer?
Do a client spotlight.
Do a mentor spotlight.
Do a spotlight on your favorite author or novelist.
Create a GIF-filled post about writing.
Create a Meme-filled post about writing.
What are your favorite songs about writing and writers?
Share your favorite jokes about writing and writers.
Compile a list of inspirational and funny quotes about writing.
Do a Throwback Thursday blog post.
Write a post that says thanks to your readers.
What projects do you have coming up that you're excited about?
Where can followers find you on social media?
How has social media benefited your writing career?
What are your goals for the next 5-10 years?
What was your most embarrassing experience as a writer?
What's the worst mistake you ever made as a writer?
What's the best decision you ever made as a writer?
Take a writing course and write a review on it.
Share how you overcome distractions.
How do you overcome writer's block?
Write a parody post.
Create a list of publishers or literary agents.
Write a "how-to" blog post.
Write about a recent writing milestone.
What are a few tips on how to promote your writing?
What are a few useful partners for writers?
When do you like to write, and why?
Offer up a guest blog post.
Where are your favorite places to write, and why?
What are some of your pet peeves about writers and writing?
What are a few ways to improve your blog?
Use a picture-heavy blog post to describe your life as a writer.
Share some of your favorite published work.
Switch to a video blog for a week.
Create a blog post with FAQs.
Write a post with general tips for writers.
Share what you've learned as a writer.
Write about your family.
Describe how you go about developing characters for your novels.
Spotlight a new hire (for those who have a writing business).
Take an unrelated topic and tie it back to writing.
What's the most creative way someone has used your writing skills?
Who are the most interesting people you've interviewed and why?
What are your fears as a writer?
How do you overcome your fears?
Create a list of writing hacks.
What inspires you?
How do you schedule your writing assignments to stay on task?
Celebrate your blog's birthday.
How do you write when traveling?
What are some of your go-to apps?
How do you relax?
How do you stay productive?
How do you stay healthy as a writer?
Create a beginner's guide.
Ask your readers what they'd like you to blog about.
Read and respond to blog comments as a blog post.
Talk about industry trends.
How do you overcome writing challenges?
Review your favorite writing product?
How do you handle rejection?
Write a blog post with a list of creative blog ideas.
You need to have your own blog – whether you're a novelist, freelancer, author, journalist, or writer who hasn't found your niche yet. Blogs put you in front of your target audience and help develop your brand. They are a great way to promote yourself and your services and set you up as an authority. They can even help you become a better writer.
Hopefully, the list of ideas above will help you keep blogging.
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Thanks for reading!
*STEVE GAMEL is the President & Owner of Edit This, a writing and editing services company located in Denton, TX. Steve handles anything involving the written word. Give him a call today to help give your business a clear voice.