Thanks to our connected world, people will more than likely be exposed to you before they read what you’ve written. They’ve got to decide if you represent something they want to add to their worldview. You are the story that your writing tells about itself.
How do you find your target audience for fiction? When you know your ideal audience, the words you choose, the scenes you write, and the structure of your story will match what they expect.
Why should you treat your writing like a business? It’s important to cultivate the dream of being a successful author, but make sure you populate that dream with accurate details, especially if you choose the route as an indie author. You’re more than a writer. You’re a business owner.
Building your mailing list is something you should plan on doing your entire writing career. Sure, when you’re starting out your list might not be big. In this series, we are going to talk about ways to leverage your newsletter to get actual, hungry readers opening your mail and seeing your offers.
Maybe you’ve been in the writing game for a while but aren’t sure the nuts and bolts of production. Many people are waiting to help authors, but sometimes, authors aren’t familiar with the roles these people perform and are confused. Understanding what you’re supposed to get from the person you hired is essential.