Gone are the days when an author simply shows up at his or her book signing. While the burden of responsibility for marketing has shifted to the writer, on the positive side, so has the control. JRW’s latest Writing Show, “The Writer’s Platform: Marketing at Every Stage of Your Career,” held June 27 at the Camel, a new location, explored the various stages of promoting yourself as a writer. Guided by moderator Julie Geen, a freelance writer and teacher, the panelists—including Karen A. Chase, Deb Dudley, and Meg Medina—discussed topics from branding to book signings. More
Kathleen Sams Flippen, Writer/Owner of Spaces by KSF, interviews Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris, Steampunk proponents and authors of Phoenix Rising, The Janus Affair, and Dawn’s Early Light. Featured speakers at the James River Writers 2013 Annual Conference, the husband and wife team talk goggles and airships, social media and networking, how to juggle creation and marketing, and how to rise and stay afloat in the ever-changing world of the written word.
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The July 26th Writing Show, “I Tweet, Therefore I Am: Building a Platform and Finding Your Voice,” explored the evolving world of networking and social media. The focus of the evening was how online platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr can elevate and support an author’s experience, sales, or readership. More