Marketing Your Book: Building An Author Platform

This post is now a podcast episode! You can learn more about the podcast in this post. I’m sure you’ve heard the term “author platform” thrown around, but what does it actually mean? Here’s my understanding, according to personal experience and classes I took in college while working towards my degree. What does “platform” mean?Continue reading “Marketing Your Book: Building An Author Platform”

Update: Weekly Mirror Call

Hi, everyone! Starting June 4, 2022, I’m going to start hosting weekly mirror calls via Microsoft Teams. Mirroring is a fascinating phenomenon that boosts productivity, and with how many side projects I have going, I could certainly use the boost! The idea is that by sharing a space (virtual or otherwise) with someone who isContinue reading “Update: Weekly Mirror Call”

NaNoWriMo 2021 – Second Week Check-In

I apologize for the lack of content this month still! I had a bit of a family emergency and it took up quite a bit of my time. Between my contracts and keeping up with my word counts for NaNoWriMo, I’ve been a bit short on time. Next week, since we’ll officially be halfway throughContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2021 – Second Week Check-In”

NaNoWriMo 2021 – First Week Check-In

Sorry for the lack of posts so far this month! I’ve been busy with work and, of course, NaNoWriMo! Here’s a screenshot of my progress over the first seven days of the challenge: I’ve managed to hit my word count every day so far, so I have high hopes for the rest of the month.Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2021 – First Week Check-In”

Finding A NaNoWriMo Community

NaNoWriMo has a huge community on the main website, where you can find other authors (both aspiring and established) who are participating in the challenge. When you sign up, it gives you access to a number of features that will help you throughout the month. Your profile is a good opportunity to practice describing yourContinue reading “Finding A NaNoWriMo Community”