Wednesday, March 20, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

If you’re a totally new, unpublished writer who is focused on fiction, memoir, poetry, or any type of narrative-driven work, forget you ever heard the word platform. I think it’s causing more damage than good. It’s causing writers to do things that they dislike (even hate), and that are unnatural for them at an early stage of their careers. They’re confused, for good reason, and platform building grows into a raging distraction from the work at hand—the writing.

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. 5 Industry Trends Requiring Every Writer’s Attention via @JaneFriedman
  2. 7 Things joining KDP Select Can and Can’t do for you
  3. Be Your Own Book Doctor via @janice_hardy
  4. Is KDP Select Salvation or Damnation for Indie Authors?
  5. 5 Quick Tips to Writing More: @kathysteffen RT @elizabethscraig
  6. 3 Critical Things that Make Your Guest Posts Rock RT @evelyn_puerto:
  7. 6 Facebook Metrics Marketers Should Be Measuring
  8. Social Media 2013: User Demographics For Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram [INFOGRAPHIC]
  9. One Word Can Mar Your Meaning via Daily Writing Tips
  10. How to Finish What You Start: A Five-Step Plan for Writers
  11. Branding 101: How to Promote Your Blog Like the Big Guys Do 
  12. 18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  13. Critical Thinking by Heather Day Gilbert via Seriously Write
  14. One Simple Trick That Makes Editing Less Painful via @JodyHedlund
  15. 5 Ways Authors Can Promote Their Books via Southern Writing Magazine
  16. Thins I Wish I Knew When I First Started Self-Publshing: Indie Authors Share Their Insights
  17. Allowing Your Characters to Have a “Wicked Sense” of Humor via @MarcyKennedy
  18. Social Media Success Formula 

I’m always looking for great content to share. If you have a writing and/or marketing blog, or have a favorite that you visit often, please leave a link in the comment section. Thanks for stopping by.

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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