21 Platform Building Insights from Authors and Experts Who Excel at It
By Kimberley Grabas via Your Writer Platform @writerplatform
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a magic potion you could drink, a stunt you could perform or even a test you could take that would automagically take you from obscurity to popularity in one painless step?
Wouldn’t it be even better if someone would just hand you the keys to the perfect Writer Platform and you could just hop in, rev the engine and race off to Author Superstardom?
So great, right?!
Right. Back to reality.
Ok, so perhaps there is a bit (read a lot!) more effort involved in building a strong platform that draws people to you and your work. But there is a way to flatten the learning curve and increase your chances of a favourable outcome.
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- 21 Platform Building Insights from Authors and Experts Who Excel at It http://ow.ly/jBvlw @writerplatform
- Judging Young Fiction By Their Covers: http://t.co/F0qhztFBU7 RT @elizabethscraig
- Describing Faces http://t.co/SI5CGLfRcK Helpful suggestions for making description work for the story, not against it RT @evelyn_puerto
- 10 tips for creating great plots: http://t.co/qnFmduNfYL @plotwhisperer #writing
- Don’t Think of Pinterest as Social Media http://ow.ly/jBegJ via @RachelleGardner
- Five Grammatical Errors that Make You Look Dumb http://ow.ly/jBel1 via @copyblogger
- How To Make A Professional Standard Print Book Interior: http://t.co/kESOP8tmCR @JFbookman @thecreativepenn @elizabethscraig:
- Goals for You and for Your Characters http://t.co/8v6ybCdvFG via @plotwhisperer
- Twitter Adds Ability To Embed Vines On Any Website http://ow.ly/jBev5
- 18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts http://ow.ly/jBtJj
- The Benefits of Talking Through Your Scenes: http://t.co/wVBFHMa6EA @Janice_Hardy RT @elizabethscraig
- Do You Have a Premise or a Plot? http://t.co/4dNSkf1Dfh via @Janice_Hardy
- 3 Things You Should Be Doing on Your Author Blog http://ow.ly/jBveC @ericdontigney
- 5 Steps from Print (Backlist) to eBook + Costs http://ow.ly/jBvzY
- Keep It Simple In Your eBook Design (With A Practical Example http://ow.ly/jBvBR
- A book soundtrack? Playful playlist enhances novel writing and reading http://ow.ly/jBvEh
- Self-Publishing: Good For Apple, Good For Readers http://ow.ly/jBvFY
- Do It Yourselves — Or, “Never Write a Book Alone Again” http://ow.ly/jBw3S @DanaSitar DIY Writing
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