Most of you have a blog that you feed while writing/editing your current work in progress. And you make it look effortless. So, I am asking for your secrets. Come on, spit it out. How can you pop off with a terrific blog post and then go on to write 4000 words in a day?
I am struggling to keep this blog in the background while keeping my writing in the foreground. Ain’t happening. This blog has become selfish. It consumes all of my thoughts, waking and sleeping. Yes, I dream about the silly thing. I obsess over my stats, how many visits and how few visits. I worry about my content. Is it engaging enough? How can I incorporate things that are in my books as part of my blog? Does my blog reach the potential audience that I want for my books?
See, obsessed. Yes, I know I use that word a lot. Probably because I am finding out that I am O.C.D. about writing. So, I am reaching out to my subscribers (I thank you so much) and to anybody who reads this silly thing. HELP!!
I would love any ideas on managing this out of control blog and most important how to reach an audience. The audience I strive for will not read a blog I am sure of that. I am writing for a YA audience. So this means I need to grab the parents attention. And in all of the blogs I read on writing no one has addressed this issue. Exactly how do you intrigue an audience that doesn’t know your book exists? How do you put parts of your writing in your blog so that they know what you are writing, without over sharing information that might change? Because make no mistake, every book that is in progress has a chance of losing that piece of itself that you just posted last week as a teaser.
Yep, see what I mean. Tied in knots, large hairy knots. So, if you have any suggestions, ideas or anything I would love to have them!
A big smoochie “Thank you” to everyone who has subscribed to this blog, read this blog and commented on it. I can’t tell you how happy you have made me. ~~Hugs~~
Thanks for stopping by…. now, back to trying to untangle these silly knots I made!