Make a Difference in the Writing Community

AUTHORS – Great advice from Tricia (with a side trip to Susan via a link in the article) 😀

All I Have to Say

Most authors at one time or another have dreamed of taking the writing world by storm with a breakout bestselling novel. I’m sure most of us still harbor hope this will happen. Regardless of sales or monetary success, we can still make a difference in the writing community. Whether you’re published or still writing your first novel, you can make a huge impact. Here’s how:

  1. Make connections. I recently read an excellent blog post by Susan Toy that discusses online connections and engagement. When it comes to Twitter and blog followers, some people mistake quantity for quality. Would you rather have 100 followers who regularly visit and comment on your blog, or 1000 followers you never hear from again? A huge number of Twitter followers or Facebook Page likes might look good on paper, but what does it really mean if you aren’t making connections with people? Visit blogs and leave…

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4 thoughts on “Make a Difference in the Writing Community

  1. The amount of information provided by other writers – marketing, writing, sales data, covers and blurbs and book descriptions – in the digital age is overwhelming. I’m not published yet (almost), but I’m always bookmarking posts where someone figured out a piece we all use, and bothered to write it down – so I don’t have to reinvent the ball point pen.

    It is staggering to be the recipient of this much goodwill.

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