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How to Effectively Manage Your Social Media Platforms as a Writer By Meg LaTorre

Being an author no longer means only writing. The publishing industry is competitive. Specifically, traditional publishing is far more difficult to break into than it used to be. Writers not only need to query an agent with a polished, nearly shelf-ready manuscript, but in order to stand out in a query box amongst hundreds of …
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Author Platform: What Social Media Platforms Should Writers Use? By Meg LaTorre

Choosing the right social platforms Whether you’re published or yet-to-be-published, it’s important for writers to build an author platform right away. Author platforms are essential for both traditionally- and self-published authors in today’s modern world. But what social media platforms are the best avenues for your books? If you missed the first blogs in my …
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Author Platform: What Should You Put on Your Author Website? By Meg LaTorre

Whether you’re a published or aspiring author, all writers need to have an author website. But for aspiring authors, specifically, it can be confusing to know what to have on your author website. One of the most popular questions I receive on iWriterly and Twitter is: “What should I put on my author website?” Last …
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Author Platform Basics By Meg LaTorre

Once upon a time, authors were able to write books and get them published, so long as they were a decent writer. That’s no longer the case. Now, both self-published and traditionally-published writers must establish an author platform to either get published or to have success while publishing in today’s modern world. Jane Friedman defines …