Patreon is a platform most authors know about that helps them raise money to help support their craft, but many writers struggle with it. What are the best monetary goals to set? What kinds of rewards are readers looking for? What are the downsides, and how time consuming is all of this? We’ve got some great guests tonight who have lots of experience!
Science Fiction and Fantasy may be different genres, but they overlap more than you think! Tonight we’ll find out where they meet, where they part ways, what each reader audience is looking for, and more.
Authors support fellow authors often. In fact, some dedicate full YouTube channels, videos, blogs, or events to helping others. So why do they spend time promoting others that could dedicated to promoting themselves? And what are some of the top ways to support our community? Find out on this episode!
What could be better than some insight into book bloggers’, reviewers’, and interviewers’ minds? Find out what they’re looking for when they feature an author, whether authors should write to market, how to get your book out in front of readers, and so much more!
Networking is one of the trickiest things for authors, especially with so many in person and online options. What are the best practices and what’s most worth your time? We’re joined by Creative Edge authors and the owner himself to share their unique experiences and tips!
Publicity and marketing are huge time wasters for writers, and many of us get frustrated by them. This month on The Writer’s Edge, we talk to authors currently represented by Creative Edge and discuss publicity, what to look for in a publicist, their most successful events, and much more!
Most of us know the basics of the author platform, but what about the ever-changing trends? This month on The Writer’s Edge, we discuss today’s social media strategy, which platforms are in and which are out, and how to leverage them with their specific limitations and advantages.