Author Brands: Which Type of Influencer Are You?

Brand. Platform. Influencer. Do these words scare you? If so, they shouldn’t because the fact that you’re online and interacting with this post means you understand a couple, if not all of them. Part of my brand is sharing useful information with writers, so you come here to gain knowledge from my platform. Your personalContinue reading “Author Brands: Which Type of Influencer Are You?”

Things I Wish I Knew: Taylor Jenkins Reid, 4 Books Later

For the next instalment of “Things I Wish I Knew,” this author needs no introduction: Taylor Jenkins Reid. She is an author, essayist, and TV writer from Acton, Massachusetts. Her debut novel, Forever, Interrupted, has been optioned with Dakota Johnson attached to star. She is adapting her second book, After I Do, for Freeform, formerly known as ABC Family. Her mostContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Taylor Jenkins Reid, 4 Books Later”

Things I Wish I Knew: Book Baristas Tips for Social Media

If you don’t know about Book Baristas you’re probably not on Instagram. Book Baristas, at the time of writing, has approximately 80,000 Instagram followers and is certainly one of the most followed and respected “bookstagramers” around. If you’re on Instagram be sure to follow her! If you’re on the fence about the power of Instagram for booksContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Book Baristas Tips for Social Media”

5 Steps to Internet (and IRL) Safety and Privacy for Writers

There are many ways to think about internet safety, but with the fall publishing season book launches coming up I wanted to take the time to share my thoughts about staying safe when you’re used to interacting on the web. I consider safety physical or intellectual. I definitely think everyone clearly knows how dangerous theContinue reading “5 Steps to Internet (and IRL) Safety and Privacy for Writers”