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Building a fan base long before the book or screenplay are done is paramount.
How do you build a fan base?
Fan by fan. The best place to start are social media. Start a page on Facebook, that you can later connect to your WordPress blog. Also do twitter.
Blogging for a writer is essential. It was the first recommendation I got from an agent.
“Start blogging,” agent Barbara Lowenstein said. “You should be writing reviews like crazy.”
I started blogging in January of 2013 to build my fan base. I chose WordPress for its impeccable reputation. I started with two follows from friends. Typically, I post twice a week.
What to post?
Give fans a value in your writings; whether it’s inspiration, information, entertainment, insights or a reprieve.
The best posts are relevant to what you are working on. Write about how you came up with the idea for…
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