Posted by Anjuelle Floyd | Filed under ...the Internet ...
Today 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?