Author Platform

Should You Be Working with a Writer’s Virtual Assistant?

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy I looked at my to-do list and sighed. It was late, and still, a long roll of undone tasks waited to be finished. I shook my head, knowing there was no way I could complete them all today. Well, these items will have to wait until tomorrow, I told myself– a comforting…

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As a Writer, Should You be on TikTok?

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy I discovered TikTok almost a year ago. The lip-syncing and cute dances were funny. I’d look up and realize I’d lost an hour watching silly clips.  Could I see myself as a writer on TikTok? No way. The translation from writing to video didn’t make sense. What would I be selling? …

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The Importance of Writing Topics & Writing about What You Know

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy When coaching a new writer, one of the first things I want to hear is their marketing plan, which includes their five key writing topics. Whether they know this, these subjects will be their brand or author theme. Most look puzzled. “What do you mean?” they ask. “What five general topics…

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How to Build an Author’s Platform

What is an “author platform?” by Ashley Shannon Much like moving to a stage and standing behind a podium to deliver a message, your author platform is where you share your thoughts and ideas. Loosely defined, it comprises all the places where you communicate, such as your social media posts, podcasts, author website, YouTube videos,…

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