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The Author’s Platform….Is it really necessary?


My path to self publishing Multicultural YA, Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

Let’s talk about The Author’s Platform. For those of you that don’t know what an Author’s Platform is, Allow me to explain it to you in the most simplest of terms. An Author’s Platform is a foundation in which an author makes themselves more credible and visibly known. It’s hard to be specific on what it is exactly, but there are lots of factor’s that go into building an Author’s Platform. These days it’s almost essential to begin building a platform before you decide that you want to be a writer.Why? Because if you decide to go with a major Publishing house, there is no guarantee that you will sell any books.

Publishing houses expect YOU to get the word out on your book. That means for the most part you will get little help on selling your book. Just when you thought the worst was over and all…

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2 comments on “The Author’s Platform….Is it really necessary?

  1. thanks for following and reblogging. I look forward to what you have to say about self publishing

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