Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Kimberley Grabas

Writing your book is enough of a challenge.

Many of us have sat staring miserably at a blank screen, cursor winking mockingly, trying desperately to pull our thoughts together to form a sentence.

And then (hopefully) another.

It’s rarely easy, and even on good days when your Muse is with you, there’s still that niggling self-doubt to contend with.

I have nothing to say.

And even if I did, who’s going to listen?

But if you want to stay ahead of the curve, you also need to consistently craft mind-blowing blog content to grow your audience – while you write your book.

… Ugh.

So, the big question is this:

“What’s the most effective, most efficient way to regularly conceive and produce high-quality posts that attract more readers?”

Because you do have something to say. Your ideas are worth sharing. And people will listen.

You just need a little guidance on how to focus your creative super powers to get the job done.

How to Decide What to Blog About

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Read the full article HERE

If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Volunteering: Marketing’s Best Kept Secret
  2. 7 Benefits of Writing Short Kindle Books | Nathan Meunier – Freelance Writer / Author / Game Journalist
  3. 7 Reasons Why Most Authors Fail | Self Publishing Podcast
  4. Indie Author Success Tip #13 – Start a mailing list for your books | Nathan Meunier – Freelance Writer
  5. Blots & Plots: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Be Your Own Critic - Blots & Plots
  6. Pantsers VS. Plotters (and other literary lingo you should know) | She's Novel
  7. National Novel Writing Month - Tips from an Editor: Five Times to Say Yes
  8. 19 Quick Ways to Grow Your Author Following on Social Media
  9. How to Use Facebook Video Cards for Business | Social Media Examiner
  10. What's a Twitter Fiction Festival? - Where Writers Win
  11. Four ways to remove padding words - Writers Write
  12. Blog Post Ideas for Writers: Solving the "What Do I Blog About?" Conundrum | Your Writer Platform
  13. Balancing Conflict in Romance Stories | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  14. Can This Be Over Already?: Confronting the Truth about Endings – Kobo Writing Life
  15. How To Win Sales And Influence Algorithms | David Gaughran
  16. The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook | Books | The Guardian
  17. Can writing be taught? And what do writing teachers teach? | Nail Your Novel
  18. Can writing be taught? And what do writing teachers teach? | Nail Your Novel
  19. Writers Are Readers Who Write, Right? | Molly Greene: Writer
  20. 20 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Likes and Engagement - Jeffbullas's Blog
  21. Facebook Ads: Should Indie Authors Buy Them? by Frances Caballo — The Book Designer
  22. Twitter's 'while you were away' feature expands to Android
  23. When You're Missing the Mark - Books & Such Literary Management: Books & Such Literary Management
  24. The Roller Coaster Of Being A Writer. Do You Ever Feel This Way? | The Creative Penn
  25. The Princess Author Syndrome by Judith Briles — The Book Designer
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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