John Riddle Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

Building a Platform

“I’ve been frantically researching what it means to build an author’s platform, what appears to be the key factor in breaking into the market these days…I’m starting to think publicly about my writing instead of privately.” That’s from an email I recently received. What is a platform? It’s the audience an author can bring to […]

Getting Published–Additional Resources

Last night I taught “Getting Published” to a group of about 20 people at Lewis & Clark Community College in Edwardsville, IL. My “students” were great. What a terrific, thoughtful and motivated group of people. Wow. They really kept me on my toes. To follow up, here’s a list of resources and a few terms […]