Hey fellow writer types... do you have any big, lofty goals for 2019? If not, you probably should. In the very least, plan to keep at it. But I really wanna hear what you have planned. And how you plan to accomplish those goals. So sound off in the comments. Maybe we can all learn … Continue reading What’s your 2019 writing plans?
This is a really good, simple approach to building your author platform. Something I myself am having to rethink and start over at doing, because mine was on Google+. Please read the full post, it’s solid and short and sweet.
There are some truly wonderful and very comprehensive articles out there that discuss ‘how to build a successful author platform’ and also the many reasons why you should do so ASAP. But I’m just gonna keep it simple for you (and short), because simple and short has worked for me.
When building your author platform, the four most important things you need to do are:
1) choose ONE social media account to focus on
2) enjoy it
3) consistently use it and;
4) grow it.
In my opinion, if you try to develop multiple accounts at the same time, you’ll:
a) get stretched too thin trying to manage everything and;
b) your author platform/s will therefore suffer.
It’s like catching a train. You don’t stand on the platform waiting to board 10 trains do you? No, you’re waitng for one train and one train only. And once you catch that…
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Preface | The face before your actual face.
Writing, when it comes, is a glorious waterfall of emotions and glory. The feeling is one I can hardly describe. But there are moments, times, days, weeks, months when you become beaten. Slapped. Kicked. Beaten with a bat, run over by car. Shot. Stabbed. Trampled by a stampede. It’s a moment when you sit down … Continue reading Writing: The Struggle is Real
A short read about researching some taboo topics that makes you think about your own research methods as a writer. Hop over and give it a read. Today, I am thrilled to have the lovely Ava Marsh joining me on the blog with a brilliant guest post! About Ava: Ava Marsh grew up in Margate, … Continue reading Fwd: Spotlight on Ava Marsh — Bibliophile Book Club
Ever since last Fall, I took on a couple of writing projects. The first was publishing the Josephine the Dragon stories by Taylor Christine on the blog. The second was writing the next installment in the I Will Kill You for $5 project. But, alas, it felt like I had really fallen behind on the blog and writing … Continue reading I’m feeling pretty good about my writing WRITE NOW
https://twitter.com/kseniaanske/status/740348208254046209 Whenever you feel like writing is too hard. Remember this. Remember it is harder not writing. To close up yourself and not let it out.
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is copy and paste my quote over and over and over." - Hemingway #writing...
(originally shared on Ello) When I was younger, I used to think one solid or good idea was enough to carry a story. With time, I learned that to be very, very false. Having one good idea is not enough to carry a story. For example, Hitchcock's film Saboteur ends with a climactic action scene … Continue reading On Writing (Part 5): Have more than one Good Idea per Story