Here’s the best yet advice on building “platform.” Keep it real.
Yesterday, I got a taste of one aspect of a working writer’s life. I accompanied Casey Cowan, who heads up Oghma Creative Media, my promo company, Greg Camp, author/Editorial Director of Oghma, and Pamela Foster, the author of many fine books, on something of a whirlwind tour of some local public libraries and college campuses.
It was tiring but I enjoyed it. We made some contacts, got to talk to a group of creative writing students (I think that was the class. Or maybe it was a critique group run by a professor) at Northeastern State University (NSU) in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, donated books to the Van Buren and Fort Smith public libraries, made some contacts at University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS), and visited the Fort Smith Historic Site and the Fort Smith Museum of History. These last two were for the benefit of Greg and Pamela, who write…
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