- Articles can be used to introduce your books and other writings.
- Articles are easily written.
- You can cover a wide variety of topics in your articles.
- Articles vary in size, giving the writer endless marketing possibilities.
- You might be more likely to find an agent willing to take a chance on you if you've published a good number of articles.
- Article writing expands your writing resume.
- Article writing shows your full talent as a writer without a huge time commitment from the reader.
- Articles can introduce you to a wider audience.
- Articles are great promotional items.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Consider Article Writing
Even if you are a novelist, consider writing articles. Articles are quick, short and can be broadly disbursed to give you a wide exposure more quickly than a book. Still write your books, but add articles to your portfolio. Some benefits of article writing include:
Tonight is the first meeting of a new writer's group I'm facilitating. I hope to write an article about our first meeting and the group in general!