An excellent post about author branding!
“Pick three key pieces of your personality that show up in all your work and that you’re also willing to discuss with others, so that you
a) create a persona, for sure, but one that feels real and sustainable;
b) make yourself available for author-reader relationships, but also remain in control of what you share; and
c) build an honest brand that will carry you through your career, no matter what you’re writing, in what genre, with what set of characters, because the components of your brand are inherently you.“
You’ll have to excuse my year-long absence. I was busy getting my shit together in a process that went something like this: give up alcohol on the Autumn Equinox, 2018; journal out the thoughts that bubbled up and snapped and lapped tar across my brain; cry a lot; let go of a lot; step away […]Author Branding — Aloisius and I