That was fast!
Shot right past it, in fact.
I should be happy. It wasn’t that long ago – about a year – when we were closing it on 1000. Now, just 13 months later, we’ve passed 2000.
It took more than three years to get that first thousand (we call that the dark times), and a little more than one year to get the next thousand. I’m sure it will take even less time to get the next next thousand (3000).
But as you might guess, I’m a little unsatisfied…
For example, it seems last year like we had a lot more interaction on the site, and this year you guys are mostly missing.
Where’d you go?
What did I do wrong???
I’m sure my six week daily series in January and February about editing was a major turnoff for a lot of you but it helped a lot of people, too. Like me.
I have more followers but less interaction.
Well, let’s look at what I’m doing different this year than last year.
Last year we had writing challenges. I thought it would be fun to start doing those again. So I will.
Last year we had little quotes by famous authors and other writer types for people to give a short opinion on. I should probably go back to doing that. Those were fun.
But I’d like to ask you this question, too.
How can I help?
What things would you like to see covered in this blog?
Each of you, I’m sure, would like some free promotion for your website or your books. Contact me and let’s get that done! I have plenty of time to help other authors and writers take the next step.
We are going to launch three books this year and I’m going to need your help promoting them. I’m going to need interviews done on me and I’m going to need friends as beta readers and on and on.
You, of course, should be writing! But if you’re only writing and not promoting/marketing, you’re only doing half the job.
I know. It sucks just saying that.
So let’s celebrate 2000. Anybody who made or makes a comment this month – March – will be entered to win a free paper back of my new novel when it comes out.