Posts Tagged writer platform

Special Edition: Give Tweeting A Chance

By Jennie Jarvis “I refuse to tweet.” That was my motto for years. I thought that the idea of Twitter was ridiculous. It’s like Facebook, only it’s just status updates? What’s the point? It’s a bunch of teenagers and celebrities complaining about the drama that they caused in their own lives or about what they […]

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The Importance of Branding

By Jennie Jarvis   “I’m getting discouraged,” I finally broke down and confessed to my agent. It had been three months since we started submitting my first novel to publishing houses, and even though she told me that the publishing industry crawls at a glacier-like pace, I hated that I hadn’t heard back from many […]

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The Writing Platform – Finding Your Niche by Dawn Frederick

Since we are discussing the writer’s community this month, we knew that we HAD to discuss the Writer’s Platform, a relatively new term with some serious buzz. To kick off our discussion on Writer Platforms, we are delighted to welcome guest blogger and agent extraordinaire Dawn Frederick! Dawn Frederick is the owner and literary agent […]

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Presenting at Conferences (Special Edition)

By Jennie Jarvis Earlier this month, I presented a workshop at MegaCon 2013, a comic book convention in Orlando, Florida. Keeping this in mind, we here at 5writers thought it might be a good idea for me to share my experience with presenting at conferences. So here is a down and dirty breakdown of the […]

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