Title quote by - Seth Godin
"The fear of how people will respond to you can start to creep into your work until it becomes so watered down that you become part of the echo chamber."
This wise advice and more from: The Paradox of Social Media Popularity By Srinivas Rao
I think the wisdom of it applies to anybody who blogs frequently. It becomes difficult to ignore the audience and simply write for the art of it.
Just some food for thought... or maybe its just me.