Two bits of quite useful blogging advice recently surfaced. First, Derek Powazek notes:
If you love to write, and you like the web, and you think blogging would be fun and cool, go for it. If something inspires you, if you have a great idea, then create! Be respectful to your readers, but don't become the slave of the audience.
Do you think that bloggers are always wasting time on mundane details about life? Mark Bernstein describes why writing about your cheese sandwich can be good. His post is a great essay on craft. Read it.
Let's take a look at the craft of the weblog, by looking at the craft of that cheese sandwich. How can the cheese sandwich matter? How can it be interesting?