Check out this great post from Kristen Lamb from the Motown Writers blog on the best time to start an author platform
I asked you guys to tell me in the comments what you would like me to blog about, so today we are going to talk about the author platform. When do we start? When do we need a newsletter? How do we find time?
I think we have reached a point in the new publishing paradigm that I no longer have to beg and plead and make jazz hands for writers to realize they need to build a social media platform if they ever hope to SELL their books.
I hear a lot of this:
Well, why be on social media? I don’t yet have a book for sale.
Because it is easier to talk to people when you don’t feel like you have an ulterior motive.
I just signed a contract for my book. Should I build…
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