In this post, we answer the questions of what is BookTok and why should writers care that it exists. Plus, we share some interesting stories related to the phenomenon and next steps for those who are interested in trying something new.
Can a writer have an inner life and a social media presence? Award-winning author Ronit Plank discusses how social media can not only help your book's performance, but introduce you to a thriving writing community.
The Writer's Digest Authors Exchange is a public Facebook group intended to inspire and inform writers about the craft of writing and the business of publishing. It’s a place where writers find encouragement and support as they pursue their goals.
Static author websites are great, and you’d be crazy not to have one. But starting an author blog is a different (and often tragic) story. In fact, your author blog might even kill your writing. There are hundreds of authors who started blogs, churned out posts for a year, and let it come to a dead stop.
There are many ways first-time authors can leverage social media to build their online presence and gain momentum in their careers. Here 10 insights on how to get noticed on social media:
The following five strategies transform your blogging time from a promotional activity into a book-writing activity as well.
Here are three guiding stars to navigate the ever-changing Web.
If you're like me, you have a Goodreads account and occasionally use it to update your list of books that you've read—but haven't used it for much else. Goodreads Community Manager offered up this guest post to me on how authors can use Goodreads to their benefit. I found the information very useful and informative, so I thought I'd share. Here it is.
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