5 Tips For Building A Community Of Readers – by Karen Lock Kolp…

on The Creative Penn:

As a writer with three nonfiction books published and more on the way, I often get asked, “How do you find ideas for what to write about?”

Now, I say, “I ask my community.”

Book ideas – and manuscripts – begin when people engage with me after listening to my podcast, corresponding via email or in social media, or becoming a private client.

But it was not always so. Once, I had a vague idea that I wanted to write, and a hope that I could produce something someone would find useful. But I didn’t know how to start, or how to connect the dots to write one book, never mind multiple.

Is that where you are right now? Or perhaps you are a little further along the timeline, with a great book idea, or even a draft – but you’re not sure who might read it?

Whether you’re just beginning, or further along and stuck, here are 5 ways for you to move forward!

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