Writing Hack #22 of 33—Writing Hacks for Aspiring Authors Craving to Publish
You may have already started a blog and if you have, that is great! At this point graduating from a journal to your own blog would be a great step. I would not suggest doing it earlier because I am writing this to beginning writers, as well as intermediate and advanced authors. I do not want the beginning writer to be asked to write publically until they have had experience writing privately.
WordPress.com is an easy blog format. You can sign up for a free account, and follow the instructions to set up your blog. You might want to think of an attractive brand that relates to your primary writing subject.
To be sure you have some readers for your blog, you will need to post the link to your daily, or weekly blog onto your social media. The top social media platforms are Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Hundreds of other social media options exist, but these are the most popular at the time of writing this article.
Every blog needs to have attractive and interesting images. You can buy these for a couple of dollars on some of the photo sites online. If you are a good photographer you can use your own images to illustrate your blog. Pexels.com offers free images. Making a blog and writing regularly to your blog is a great first step towards becoming a working writer.
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Deborah S. Nelson is an aspiring writer who has written and published 22 books to Amazon.com in the past nine years. She has worked inside a publishing house and written at least 400 online and offline articles. She claims she is still an aspiring writer addicted to the thrill of publishing—both your thrill and hers. That thrill is what propelled her into publishing coaching—and keeps her hooked!
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