How to Build Your Street Team

 

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First, what is a street team?

In simple terms, a street team is a group of people who will promote your work. This group of people consists of your friends, fans, followers, supporters. Who enjoys your work and would love to promote you, your work and other related events to others.

So, how do you find them, your promoters, especially when you’re new to the author’s life? Have yet to publish your writing?

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Paving My Author's Road Top 10 of 2017

First, let me say…

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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2017 comes to an end this weekend. And it has been a doozy year of epic, history making proportions. For example, #MeToo, the fires on the west Coast. The devastation of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after hurricane Irma and Maria. Black women being responsible for voting in Doug Jones, etc.

Before I begin this year’s countdown of popular blog posts on my blog, let’s first take a moment of silence….

Now which posts has made my top ten in 2017? Let’s start our countdown, from least to most views, with #10:

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Q&A Interview with Author Michele Berger

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m introducing fellow Shewrites member, Michele Berger on her first ever interview on my blog. She has a new novella coming out, so let’s show her some love.

Hi Michele!

What is the book about?

What if a visit to the salon could kill you? What if a hair product harbored a deadly virus? My sci-fi novella, Reenu-You chronicles five women in the 1990s who find themselves yoked together coping with the spread of a mysterious virus. Reenu-You allows me to play with several topics: the social and political meanings of hair, female friendships and viruses. Continue reading

IWSG Day- High on Writing!

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Wow, it’s March already? I have a feeling that before I know I’ll be saying Happy 2018! Anyways, it’s IWSG day again! Where every first Wednesday of month us writers get together. Sharing our highs and lows in this winding and occasional potholed road of our writing journeys. To push each other and celebrate when we reach our goals. As well as pull each other up and encourage to go on when we stumble. Writing can be a long, strange trip. And so thanks for creating the light to guide us, the IWSG, goes to ninja extraordinaire Alex J. Cavanaugh!

Interested in joining our community? Click on the badge above. The Twitter handle is @THEIWSG and the hashtag is #IWSG.

And don’t forget to visit the awesome co-hosts for today!: Tamara Narayan, Patsy Collins, M.J. Fifield, and Nicohle Christopherson!

So what’s going on with me this month?

Well I’m still on a writer’s high from last week Friday. I finally finished and uploaded the latest chapter draft to my romance WIP on Wattpad. According to Wattpad stats stories fare a lot better and get more reads and views when they’re updated on Fridays. Not sure how true it is, for me, as  my posting date is whenever I’m able to. So I wonder what’ll happen if I try to upload a new chapter consistently on Fridays. Continue reading