I don't want to write books, I don't want to be an author. And I never dreamed of it. Yes, I love reading books and writing/talking about them, but that never led to me being interested in writing a novel myself.
I use my blog posts as a vehicle for my thoughts, the written word is a means to an end to share my thoughts on books with others, nothing more and nothing less. I'm not the kind of person who loves the writing process, never did and probably never will. And that's totally fine for me. Of course I try my best when writing blog posts, but for me there isn't much joy in the writing part.
Of course for other book bloggers things are completely different, I'm sure that many started their book blogs because of their passion for reading and writing. Going from writing your blog to writing your novel seems like a logical step for those bloggers.
So it doesn't surprise me that many book bloggers are working on their own novels, are getting publishing deals. So far most books by well known book bloggers (and especially booktubers) haven't interested me, however I'm sure one day one will.
And yes, then I'm planning to give the novel a fair chance. With the hope that I will be able feel the author's passion for writing, for creating wonderful characters and complex words. And I will have the same standards for the book as I do for others, there is no book blogger book bonus, at least not for me.
Do you want to write a book?