How Writing A Blog Post Is Like Playing Music

Last Update: May 22, 2023

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Hi, WA Friends!

Here are twenty reasons why writing a blog post is like playing the guitar or any instrument.

1. Creativity and Expression

Both allow for personal expression and creativity

The ability to infuse one's unique style and voice

2. Skill and Mastery

Both require practice and skill development

Constant learning and improvement are key

3. Foundation and Knowledge

Guitarists learn chords, scales, and playing techniques

Writers develop language skills and storytelling abilities

4. Timing and Rhythm

Guitarists must have a sense of timing and rhythm

Writers structure their posts with well-timed paragraphs and transitions

5. Performance and Presentation

Guitarists perform for an audience

Bloggers present their writing to readers

6. Emotional Connection

Both have the potential to evoke emotions in listeners and readers

The type of emotional engagement is determined by the guitarist or writer

7. Personal Progress and Growth

Guitarists improve their playing abilities over time

Writers refine their writing skills and develop their voice

8. Practice and Consistency

Regular practice is essential for both guitarists and writers

Consistent writing leads to improved song creation and blog posts

9. Interpretation and Adaptation

Guitarists interpret songs and adapt them to their style

Writers interpret topics and adapt them to their audience

10. Attention to Detail

Guitarists focus on nuances like finger placement and dynamics

Writers pay attention to grammar, structure, and word choice

11. Storytelling and Narrative

Guitarists tell stories through melodies and solos

Writers tell stories through their blog posts

12. Audience Engagement

Guitarists captivate listeners through excellent performances

Writers engage readers through compelling content

13. Collaboration and Ensemble

Guitarists collaborate with other musicians for ensemble performances

Writers collaborate with editors and other bloggers

14. Adaptability and Versatility

Guitarists can play different genres and styles

Writers can write about various topics and genres

15. Feedback and Improvement

Guitarists receive feedback from listeners to enhance their playing

Writers receive feedback from readers to improve their writing

16. Transcending Language Barriers

Music is a universal language understood across cultures

Writing can bridge cultural gaps and connect people worldwide

17. Memorization and Recall

Guitarists memorize songs and recall them during performances

Writers remember key points and information for effective blog posts

18. Building a Following

Guitarists attract fans and build a following

Writers gain loyal readers and followers

19. Self-Reflection and Critique

Guitarists analyze their playing to identify areas for improvement

Writers reflect on their writing to refine their skills

20. Enjoyment and Passion

Both guitar playing and writing bring joy and self-satisfaction

The love for guitar playing and writing fuels continued dedication and productivity

Now, for the mystery guest of the day. Can you tell me who this is? Put your answer in the comments, and don't cheat! 😎

Until next time ...

Keep On Rockin! 🀘
Frank 🎸

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Recent Comments


I like listening to music all day long Frank, especially when working!

Music helps me build structure to my day that is for sure.

Not sure who this artist is, to be honest I know a lot of music as I use to DJ for weddings but I can not always remember the artist as it is a huge list in my head.

Great post:)

Kind regards

Hi, Erica

I love how you work music into your daily schedule.πŸ‘πŸ˜Ž

The guy in the photo is Allan Holdsworth. Are you familiar with him?

Frank 🎸

Hello Frank, thanks so much I will check him out in You Tube and get back to you :)


That would be excellent, Erica! πŸ‘πŸ˜Ž

Hello Frank, no I have not heard this music before, I just listened to the Secret and it sounds awesome.

Thanks for sharing 😊🎸


Awesome! πŸ‘πŸ˜ŽπŸŽΈ


Hey Frank, great post. You are so right; I always look at it as what keeps me interested when I read an article-blog, but I think like a song, you have to tell a story, and like a song, you have to make it sound good.

Thanks for the great post. That is a helpful guide.

Great to chat. I have been out of pocket lately trying to catch up.

Have a great evening!


You’re welcome, Chet!😎

Rock On! 🀘
Frank 🎸

A nice comparison,

I think most don't consider that at the end of the day, a blog is something we create and have ultimate say over. We don't have to follow rigid guidelines on our content and are free to just be ourselves. No boss to fire us for that social crime, hah hah.

A post is like a geetar strang. If it don't sound right to the audience, you go back and tune it till it does sound right.



Hi, Jason

Yeah, that's basically how I write the articles for my website. I just write what I would want to know if I were them and try to keep it as straightforward as possible and mixed with amusing guitar stories, of which I have plenty! 😎

Frank 🀘🎸

Absolutely love it Frank! Who knew that playing music and blogging were so similar??

As for the mystery guest???

I was going to say it was the one and only Doctor Frank back in his youth!!!

But... I see I was wrong as you had already given the answer below!!

Rock on buddy!!


Hi, Nick

Haha, I only wish I could play like that!

Go here to see a picture of me playing at the Mississippi Jazz club in Rome Italy, back in my younger days: I'm the guy on the mug all the way to the left, dressed in standard Italian nightlife attire. 😎

Lol, way too many great memories!

Rock On!🀘
Frank 🎸

I see you there Frank and you certainly seemed to be enjoying yourself in your Italian attire!!

Gotta love the memories of our youth my friend!!

Rock on!!


Haha, Nick.

Going to school while living in Florence and Rome were some of the most fun times of my life!

Lol, I’m still having more than my share of good times. 😎🎸

I bet they were Frank and I'm certain that you are my friend!


Lol We only live once, Nick! 😎🍻🎸

You're not wrong there my friend and we must always enjoy every moment we are given!!

Rock on!!




Nice groove, Frank! I really waltzed my way through that post. It spells out why there are phrases like a painting can be a symphony of colors, or a song can tell a story or the notes dance across the page. I suppose drummers just beat the keys until a paragraph submits to the pounding.πŸ˜‰

And, of course, not being familiar with Allan Holdsworth (yup, I cheated), I had to listen to a little of his music. Alexa is playing his music now. More great stuff, thank you!

Haha, you cheated your way right to a new musical experience, Dave! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜Ž

Allan is one of those guys that drummers like you can really appreciate! πŸ₯

Rock On! 🀘
Frank 🎸

I can't help it, Frank. I'm listening to Allan, but I'm drawn to the amazing chops of his drummers. So tight, so tight!

Yeah, I'm not surprised, Dave! πŸ‘

Allan always played with an excellent band. 😎🎸

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