Sometimes, you’ll have people follow you on social media who are in no way familiar with your books.
If you’re a writer, and especially if you’re a self-published writer, you really can’t afford to get by without a social media presence.
Pinterest is a social media site that prides itself on pinners perusing other pinners’ boards, sending pins, commenting and liking pins, and devising boards that express their individuality in any categories they choose such as home décor, DIYs, pets, writing, and so on.
It’s 11:30 on a Monday night and there you are, curled up in your down comforter, staring at your bleak blog stats.
With a handful of critically acclaimed blockbusters under their belt and another due out this summer, it’s safe to say the Avengers are doing something right.
With self-publishing on the rise (up almost 300% from 2007 to 2012 and still climbing), there are more and more resources for indie authors to share their knowledge and learn from each other.
With the increasing prevalence of ebooks, most of the press about the book industry has focused on death—the demise of Borders, the end of the print book, the eradication of reading as a popular pastime.