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If you're only writing for the fun of it than what's the point of having an audience? Especially when that audience is unappreciative. I say write. Just write. You don't need to post it anywhere or show it to anyone (Although you can if you want to), just write. The only person who ever has to see your novels or short stories or whatever it is you write, is ...


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There's a third path between writing for a cruel and uncaring world, and writing only for yourself. Join a writer's group. There are both online ones and local ones that meet in person (during non-pandemic conditions). I resisted writer's groups for years, but recently joined an online one (Scribophile). It's been tremendously valuable to me --it has ...


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Keep writing for fun if you truly enjoy it. If it has any value the audience will show up. If you want fame or to make money then you might want to rethink how you are doing things. You could do it as a blog or even self-publish it on Amazon as an e-book, which might get more attention. NOTE: It is your job to promote and advertise your work so the audience ...


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If you are doing it for the enjoyment of writing, then just do it. Write what you like, as you like, when you like. An audience of real readers isn't required. On the other hand, everyone likes a little appreciation now and again. If you want appreciation, then you need real readers. To get real readers, you have to write things that other people want to ...


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If you are writing as a hobby you should not write for an audience but for your own entertainment. But of course you can also seek out audience groups for your writing. I am for example interested in WW2 politics and found a group for it on Facebook (sadly, even with strict internal moderation the group got removed). And I self write a lot of fantasy stuff (...


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Some writers have a natural instinct for great storytelling. However, in my experience as a reader, even the best discovery writers tend to struggle with their endings. It's hard to bring together a lot of diverse elements in a satisfying conclusion without doing at least some planning. Additionally, for people who aren't as naturally gifted at story --or ...


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