The most difficult part of starting a blog is the writing process. Sure, you may be drafting contracts, client letters, research memos and court briefs all the time, but is that writing style suitable for a blog? Probably not. And, it’s not just lawyers that have difficulty blogging. Even newspaper journalists, who should be familiar with writing articles on a daily basis targeted to a general audience, can stumble when trying to transition from a print columnist to an online blogger. Take the case of Mike Cassidy’s Loose Ends. Mike Cassidy is a journalist at the San Jose Mercury News. Recently, he appealed to tech blogger Robert Scoble for help. Scoble obliges with 13 tips to Help A San Jose Mercury News Columnist Blog. Very good advice, and useful for lawyer bloggers as well.