Content is still king on the web, but do you have a STRATEGY for writing web content? Here are a few tips:
1) Make sure that your overall goal is present in some form in every piece of content you put out there.
2) Spend a lot of time planning ... social media in particular can take on a life of it's own, and you want to make sure that you''re always aligning with your business goals.
3) Find out what it is that your…
Someone on one of the forums to which I subscribe recently had this to say: "Literary fiction writers are arguably as much about the way the story is told as they are about the story itself."
It's an interesting statement, and very possibly true.
Which do you write? Is plotting intrinsic to your approach? Character development? The telling of the story? I'm curious to hear other points of view ... let me know!
What's the most useful personal attribute for a writer to have?
Everyone will probably have her own answer, but for me it's humility and the development of thick emotional skin. Humility is the acceptance that I don't know everything (and that in fact some of the things I think I "know," in fact are incorrect!), and thick skin is the ability to take criticism, learn from it, and relegate it to its proper place in the Grand Scheme of Things.
And this leads us to…Continue