Write or Wrong Part 16: Margo L. Dill builds a platform

Fellow Rocking Horse author Margo Dill guest blogs on Shannon Yarbrough’s blog. Take a read.

The Lone Writer: Shannon Yarbrough


I am Supposed to Write in the Same Genre. . .What?

Margo L. Dill

Find Margo’s Books Here!


One of the biggest pieces of marketing advice out there is build a platform, grow an audience and write in the same genre. Sure, people with several books, such as romance, will sometimes get a pen name and switch to romantic suspense or something similar. But generally, good, little authors write a young adult fantasy, and then they write a sequel or at least another young adult fantasy. It’s very smart.

But I did not do this.

Hopefully, there’s at least one other author out there besides me who likes to struggle through marketing and building an audience. If you are nodding your head, then please find me on Facebook, and let’s start our own private Facebook group, where we can complain and whine together.

Seriously, what happened to me?

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