“We must not only blog what is popular. We must blog about our passions, no matter how quaint. This is true empowerment.” Su Layug
When I first thought about blogging, I viewed lots of “How To” videos on YouTube. Nearly all of them recommended having a particular niche, that is, choosing a topic or theme to write about. To date, I remain clueless regarding my niche and call my blog a lifestyle blog.
I began by writing about food, posts about exotic cakes and fancy coffee. These brought me comments and follows from food bloggers but after some time I wanted to write something else.
My fancy turned to personal development/self help and I wrote on decision fatigue, productivity etc and these were greatly appreciated. I also wrote several book and movie reviews which hardly anyone read but I loved writing them.
After a couple of years into blogging, I wrote posts about the art of blogging and these finally turned into this prompt. I have realised that I love writing/talking about blogging most.
Going back to today’s quote, I agree with it wholeheartedly but I would like to add two caveats :
1. It is also fine for your ‘quaint passions’ to change over time.
2. This quote applies only to personal/hobby blogging.
What do you think?