Love this article. I’ve been there. I think most authors eventually come to this point. It’s easy to wrapped up in marketing and lose sight of what we’re supposed to be doing – writing. Yes, marketing and promotion is a necessary evil, but if it takes away from writing, we need to re-evaluate our goals. Thanks for sharing your story, Maegan!
Self-publishing 101 is an intense push on the importance of marketing yourself and social media. I have a Youtube, this blog, my website, a Facebook Page, AND a Twitter. This time last year I was more concerned about how important growing my platforms was and growing my book sales than actually writing. I, like every other author on the planet (whether they admit it or not), want to be noticed. I want my books to be successful and I want everyone to read everything I’ve written. That was all fine and dandy until the progress on completing my second book ground to a screeching halt. It took me almost two years to complete Jeremy and I learned a lot about myself and my writing process during that time. I wanted to share with you a bit more insight into my hiatuses, my social presence, and why I’ve changed my point of…
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