One question I see come up a lot is: Do I really need a platform to sell a book? Okay, so first let’s talk about what a platform is. When you hear people talking about a “platform” what they mean is a social media following. How many Facebook friends do you have? Do you an… Continue reading How Important is a Platform for Writers?
Y’all, these are some trying times we’re in. In the past few days, between seasonal allergy-related fatigue and the news out of Charlottesville, I’ve lost a lot of writing time to feeling ill: Physically, emotionally and spiritually. When my head hasn’t been too congested to think, I’ve asked myself if the light-spirited blog posts I… Continue reading How Can You Focus on Writing When it Feels Like the World is Ending?
Forgive me, I can’t remember what writer I heard say this or the essay I read, but someone asked them about writer’s block and they responded, “It’s not a thing.” I scoffed. Not a thing? What do you mean not a thing? I thought about all the times I’d sat in front of my laptop… Continue reading How to Overcome Writer’s Block