As human beings we need other people. We need love, attention, and partners. We need conversation, intimacy, and friendship. We are social beings.
As writers we need an audience, critics, publishers, and other writers. No writer, no matter how introverted, can escape this fact and live a completely insular life.
Writers need other writers for support, a network to spread their ideas, and an audience to listen to their passion. In the upcoming posts I want to explore the various genres of writing and how this need for others plays itself out, in each category respectively – all while sharing some of my ideas on how to expand the social world we write in.
So for fiction writers, I want to share my ideas on the best ways to make others aware that you exist: audiences, editors and publishers, and other established writers with the power to recommend you.
For commercial writers: how to make contacts and network with those who actually have the power to hire you, and how to move into areas more noticeable to other business’s.
For bloggers: how to increase your visibility, grow your followers, and get more established bloggers to notice and send traffic to your site.
Any thoughts on the above? Have any tips (if your willing to share your secrets) you’ve found through trial and error? Have a writers niche I haven’t heard of, but need to include in the discussion?
Leave a comment and I’ll factor them all into the upcoming series of It’s A Social World Out There!