Writers Unite, or Why You Should Support Your Fellow Authors

Great post.

Flynn Gray

Other Authors are  Not My Competition
Pic shared by @martinmarroitt Martin Marriott on Twitter

I have often noticed that it seems to be a common notion that it is pointless gathering other writers as followers on social media, sharing writing tips and advice.

Over and over again I have seen the advice that you need to be targeting the people who will buy your books, the readers, instead. That if you write about writing and share writing advice, you will only attract other writers interested in using your advice and won’t sell any books.

To me, this idea makes little sense because it seems to neglect one vital point – all writers ARE readers.

They are some of the most voracious readers you will find anywhere. While not every bookworm is is writer, every writer is by nature an avid reader as well.

So support each other, share each other’s books on social media, cross promote…

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