This was a great post-- my friend Micca and I were just talking about this whole issue when we were together last weekend. Go here to read a literary agent's thoughts on whether blogging is really necessary or not. For me it is still fun-- and when it's not fun, I take a break til it starts being fun again! But if it's not fun, I like that she urges you to let yourself off the hook. She has some great points that are definitely worth reading.