My writing is important to me, but lately I've had to take an honest look at what it is I want and need to do with my life. I've concluded I want to write. As a result, I am setting aside time to write. And, I'm putting my money where my mouth is and investing… Continue reading What is Your Writing Worth?
If you have been on my site recently you will have noticed that I removed a post I wrote this week. It was a post about a specific resource offered for half price for a limited time. In the post I questioned the wisdom of spending large amounts of money on writing resources. Although I… Continue reading Don’t give away all of your marbles
Last week I took Gretchen Rubin's Quiz: Do You Make Other People Happy? | LinkedIn. For those of you who don't want to go to her site, here is the quiz: Do people seem to feel comfortable confiding in you? Do people seem to drift toward you? Join a conversation that you’re having, sit down… Continue reading Please like me. Please follow me.
I'm still on the subject of marketing yourself. Noelle Sterne shares some insights in her blog, Seven Lessons Reluctantly Learned from Publishing My First Book « FundsforWriters. The article comes after her success, but I think the first three points are important to consider even before you publish. Like the saying about hindsight being perfect, we… Continue reading “From the moment you start putting words on the page…”
The thought of marketing myself, or my product sends me into a state of sheer anxiety. Look, I'll just put my writing out there and if nobody buys it, fine. Just, please, don't even hint at the fact that I need to promote myself. I think this fear dates back to my teenage attempts at… Continue reading Marketing myself