• Life,  Writing

    Time to Get Serious

    by If you want to be a writer, you frequently see the advice that you need to build a huge platform, somewhere for people to come and find you, somewhere to interact with your potential fans, many somewheres all connected and tied together. A dominating social media presence, apparently, is critical. Look at <insert big name independent author here>. They built an awesome platform and sold a gazillion copies of their book. This does happen. But I think, if you do a little research, you’ll find it doesn’t happen all that often. The other path, the one that I think a much larger number of people are finding success on,…