Thursday Thoughts: Survey Says?

Do you like surveys? While conversing on an author marketing support group, I realized that I haven't created a survey to take the pulse of Lines by Leon Nation* since last May. Someone had asked how authors create engagement and deal with inactive newsletter subscribers. In order to retain readers who "have to" sign up … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Survey Says?

Tuesday Tidbits: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? Newsletters that is.

If you are an author, then you probably have a mailing list. If you have a mailing list, then you probably send out newsletters. If you send newsletters, then you probably struggle at times about how often to want to bother your readership. If you probably struggle at times about how often to want to … Continue reading Tuesday Tidbits: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? Newsletters that is.

Thursday Thoughts: A Book About Nothing (contains spoilers)

Now that NaNoWriMo is over, I have time to reflect on the process of writing a book. I am reminded by this iconic scene in pop culture: [Two men sit across from each other drinking coffee in a diner] “This should be the show.”“What should?”“This.”“Just talking?”“Just talking.”“About what?”“About nothing.”“Nothing?”“Nothing.”“You want to do a show about … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: A Book About Nothing (contains spoilers)