“The League” Character Sketch: Keenan Montgomery

I recently revisited my YA thriller work-in-progress, The League, and began rewriting it. Doing so has me reviewing the character sketches I made years ago for each of the novel’s main characters. The sketches basically serve as an outline of a character’s physical appearance, personality, history, motivations, and character arc to help keep me on… Continue reading “The League” Character Sketch: Keenan Montgomery

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Building Your Author Platform: Starting Your Author Blog

As the final post in my three-part blog series on building your author platform, the following lists contain invaluable resources that I used when creating the blog component of my author website. Not every writer needs an author blog, but, as many of the resources I listed in the first post of this series explains,… Continue reading Building Your Author Platform: Starting Your Author Blog

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Building Your Author Platform: Setting Up Social Media

As the second post in my three-part blog series on building your author platform, the following lists contain resources that were invaluable for me while creating my author social media accounts. Setting Up Author Social Media: “The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Writers 2021” by Dave Chesson – This article is a comprehensive guide… Continue reading Building Your Author Platform: Setting Up Social Media

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Building Your Author Platform: Creating Your Author Website

For my most recent college course, I was tasked with creating my author platform. Prior to this class, I had no idea what an author platform consisted of, much less how to start building one. For those of you who also don’t know, it involves creating an author website and professional social media accounts to… Continue reading Building Your Author Platform: Creating Your Author Website