Dear Writer … it’s not all about you, ya know! – a reminder

Once again I’d like to share a post from my friend Susan Toy. She has a very simple idea to help writers increase their audience…

Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

I was going to write a blog post about social media and how I’ve been paring down my use of it, because I’m finding it to be not all that social or the best media for me at the moment. After discussing with a fellow author how disappointing Twitter is (and she cleverly described T. as “like a 4-lane highway at rush hour with cars bumper-to-bumper. It makes me nervous”), I realized what bothers me isn’t not being able to navigate and use Twitter properly, but more the barrage of Tweeps who constantly tweet: Look at me! Aren’t I clever! Buy my book!

Now I’m not saying that I don’t do some self-promotion on there, but I do try to balance that with tweets of value to others, including promoting fellow authors. And I also offer, up front in my profile, what I am prepared do for other Tweeps. Most…

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  1. Thanks for reblogging, Tim! And, as always, thanks for all you do to promote other authors!

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