My Top 5 Blogs For Writing & Blogging Inspiration.




I love to do research, and when I decided to start a blog, this fact came in very handy. I browsed the internet not only for tips on how to start a blog, but I also looked out for blogs and websites which I admired for inspiration.

I hope that the following list will be helpful to someone out there who really wants to start a writing blog. Here are my top 5 resources for writing and blogging inspiration:

  1. Mattieologie

Founded by: Mattie James, an American blogger and social media influencer.

Why you should check it out: Mattie’s style is no-nonsense and to the point when giving tips about how to improve your blog and how to provide valuable content for your followers.

Favourite posts:

The 4 Step Process To Creating Content Consistently.

3 Things You Need To Make Your Blog Look Good For Free (podcast).


2. 20-Nothings.:

Founded by: Jessie Rosen, an American writer.

Why you should check it out: Her writing style is very interesting and full of humour. I had been following her blog for a while before I started writing, and hers was one of the first blogs I went to for tips on how to start a blog.

Favourite posts:

How To Start A Blog in 7 Easy Steps.

7 Tips for Enhancing Your Blog.


3. The Sparkle Writers Hub.

Founded by: Adedoyin Jaiyesimi, a Nigerian writer and content creator.

Why you should check it out: This blog provides daily writing inspiration, writing tips, and also features writer interviews.

Favourite posts:

3 important things every writer needs to do to succeed.

Writer spotlight on yours truly, Ivie Eke!




4. Cupcakes and Cashmere.

Founded by: Emily Schuman, an American lifestlyle blogger.

Why you should check it out: The website has a vibrant but clean aesthetic, and Emily’s writing style is very clear and interesting. She has been blogging since 2008, a feat which I admire greatly.

Favourite posts:

The weekly ‘Links I love’ posts.

Social Media vs Real Life.


5. Grammarly.

Founded by: Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn.

Why you should check it out: It provides great information about grammar and writing in general, in a fun, non-academic manner.

Favourite posts:

16 Blogging Tips for Writers.

Here, Here or Hear, Hear?


What other blogs would you recommend for writers?


Happy reading!



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