Make a Difference in the Writing Community

Tricia Drammeh

Most authors at one time or another have dreamed of taking the writing world by storm with a breakout bestselling novel. I’m sure most of us still harbor hope this will happen. Regardless of sales or monetary success, we can still make a difference in the writing community. Whether you’re published or still writing your first novel, you can make a huge impact. Here’s how:

  1. Make connections. I recently read an excellent blog post by Susan Toy that discusses online connections and engagement. When it comes to Twitter and blog followers, some people mistake quantity for quality. Would you rather have 100 followers who regularly visit and comment on your blog, or 1000 followers you never hear from again? A huge number of Twitter followers or Facebook Page likes might look good on paper, but what does it really mean if you aren’t making connections with people? Visit blogs and leave…

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5 thoughts on “Make a Difference in the Writing Community

  1. Wonderful advice and reblog, Michelle! Thanks for sharing! One thing Tricia wrote was about the number of followers and number of active followers…I have over 1800 now but I don’t even look at this anymore. It’s not that that number doesn’t look wonderful or that I’m not grateful but as she said, not all who follow stick with you. I have a good core circle of friends who stop by and I do the same with their blogs and I’m grateful for them. 🙂 Including you! ♥

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