It’s time to switch from ‘inside historical fiction‘ to ‘social reading‘, the second of two themes A Writer of History is exploring this year. Why am I interested? Because I want to be part of the conversation readers have with one another, with writers and with bloggers, and I want to embrace, not resist, the change that’s happening in the world of content creation.
To begin, I thought I would set out a few thoughts about social reading. The headline says 10, but you never know, I could come up with more.
- Social reading is about relationships. Readers with writers. Readers with readers. Readers with reviewers and bloggers. Writers with writers. Bloggers with bloggers. Well, you get my point.
- Readers expect writers to be social. As a writer, if readers want to hear from, your books will sell. Achieving this objective requires an active, sincere, personal, content-rich social…
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