I'm sure this has been asked before, oh well, I'm asking again. Why do you write

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  1. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    I'm sure this has been asked before, oh well, I'm asking again. Why do you write Hubs?

    If you had to choose one answer... do you write hoping to make money, or simply as a creative outlet and/or "soapbox"?

  2. JD Barlow profile image61
    JD Barlowposted 7 years ago

    It's actually fun, but I am aiming to make money at this.

  3. Mr Tindle profile image76
    Mr Tindleposted 7 years ago

    Partly because I want to figure out a way to generate a stream of money from online content. Both from writing on a site like hubpages and maybe using hubpages to promote some other blogs and websites I plan to eventually build.

    Also I have always enjoyed writing, even for high school and college assignments. I like the process of researching and then putting your thoughts down. It forces you to think and you learn allot as you go.

  4. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

    I did this same gig on myspace for years without any hopes of getting paid. . . . .but guess what?  The opportunity for making a dollar has made me better at what I would have been doing anyway.

  5. profile image0
    Butch Newsposted 7 years ago

    Gives me something to do, improves my writing ability and keeps my imagination alive.  And I'm a motor mouth at heart.

  6. Wayne Brown profile image84
    Wayne Brownposted 7 years ago

    You are probably correct...it likely has been asked before.  I do it because it seems to fit with my creative style and storylines. The Hub is far more complex that people realize.   When you decide to write and forty chapter book here in a series, all I can say is that it better be damn good because I dont' think this is your audience.  That's not to say that your book is bad, I am simply looking at the makeup of the Hub and saying that the vast majority of people as readers here pefer the short story, short article, poetry, etc....a book on the hub has to be beyond the scope of good to hold the majority of readers from front to back. I write because I need to...I didn't know that for a long time, but I need to write. Anything beyond that is gravy but I will always write for the reader and for the quality aspect.  If in the process I make some money...so be it! LOL! WB

  7. wytegarillaz profile image73
    wytegarillazposted 7 years ago

    I am hoping that my hubs will be of help to others around the world, however I do need to earn money which I do with kooday as well as getting more viewers for my hubs (have hub on kooday)
    I enjoy writing even though I am not very good at it like a lot on here .
    Hopefully I will improve with practice !

  8. Jon Rubin profile image57
    Jon Rubinposted 7 years ago

    To educate, express myself and possibly earn a bit of extra income as well.

  9. Right On Time profile image60
    Right On Timeposted 7 years ago

    For fun. Creative outlet that nobody edits, free as can be. It's liberating.

  10. Dave Mathews profile image59
    Dave Mathewsposted 7 years ago

    I write for the pleasure of writing and, because as a Christian Writer I can share with others Almighty God and His love for us, and His plan for us to become one big happy family.

  11. Gary Rowell profile image58
    Gary Rowellposted 7 years ago

    I'm having fun with this and it helps me tap the creative side of me. Also for practice, to sharpen my writing skills

  12. Emily40 profile image61
    Emily40posted 7 years ago

    I love putting my thoughts to paper and expressing myself, hoping to help someone along the way or make them smile!

  13. profile image47
    E Marieposted 7 years ago

    It gives me something to do. It allows me to share stories or information with others. I haven't been approved by adsense yet and I doubt I will make much money. But, to an out of work gal like me a few cents or dollars from sharing stories would be pretty awesome. However, I'm not expecting to make much or anything at all. I just like writing.

  14. jessyferari1 profile image60
    jessyferari1posted 7 years ago

    I was hoping i would be creative enough to make money, but unfortunately my writing skills and ideas of writing that could be hubs are far between. very far

  15. robertbradley profile image59
    robertbradleyposted 7 years ago

    I write hubs for entertainment value.  My hubs tend to be straight to the point and full of pure entertainment, or at least, that is what I hope the content demonstrates.

  16. Mrs asif profile image58
    Mrs asifposted 7 years ago

    Its not only about writing .you can get important informations too by reading hubs .Its fun and improving my writing skills too.It makes me feel that i am talking to some and sharing my thoughts

  17. trueaustralian profile image53
    trueaustralianposted 7 years ago

    to keep myself entertained. my life is boring

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