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How to Find Your Readers & Keep Them: The Basics of Audience Development

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Whether writing poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, all writers deal with the same problem beyond the page: finding an audience that appreciates their work. Most living writers with an audience didn't just magically find thousands (or millions) of readers just through luck; they worked hard at their writing AND audience development.

HT Find Readers and Keep Them

In the live webinar How to Find Your Readers & Keep Them: The Basics of Audience Development, former WD publisher Jane Friedman (who also has 100,000+ tweeps following her on Twitter) will be sharing her secrets to building an enthusiastic and engaged audience. After all, what good is an audience that's not paying attention?

Learn the Cheese Cube Method and how it support audience development. Find out what two questions to always ask as part of the audience development process. Plus, the two important types of relationships to cultivate and focus on are revealed. And much more!

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