The Writer and the Internet

3155940496_7296541b82_tToday I opened my copy of May/June 2009 Issue of Writer’s Digest, and found 4 articles on publicity/marketing for the writer and all centered on how to accomplish this daunting task on the internet.

Build Your Power Platform

The Must-Have Online Marketing Plan

A Writer’s Guide to Social Networking

101 Best Websites for Writers

Of course the major players whose photos were on the cover–with an article detailing interviews conducted with the two men between the pages of the cover–were Stephen King and Jerry B. Jenkins.

I wonder what they think of the internet and what it means for today’s up and coming writer–and those who unlike King and Jenkins–have yet to cultivate a loyal following.

Jessica Strawser’s interview questions to the two writers didn’t mention the internet, rather she remained focused on how the men seek to entertain their reader audiences, with special emphasis on how the assist readers in suspending their disbelief.

What do you think of the internet?

How much does it shape and help you focus on or distract you from what you are writing or attempting to write?

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