Twitter is the question.
I just don’t know Twitter. I’ve spoken with a bunch of folks (writers and bloggers) and they all say the same thing. Open a Twitter account, it’s easy, fun and a great way to get connected with your fans and followers. Not to mention a good way to get out there. All of that sounds good, but I believe in connect. I’m not saying I have great connect, or that it will change the world, but I do have things to share with my Blog. It’s only once a week to not bombard people, and to date the feedback has been positive.
The idea of a Twitter feed. Do I have enough to say? Am I that interesting (I don’t think I am)? Would people really fallow me?
I don’t know. It all sounds so “me, me, me” and there is so much noise out there already. Do I really need to add my voice to the masses? Granted I all have, with the Blog, but somehow that feels different to me.
There are pros and cons to everything, including tweeting. It does seem like the next logical step in connecting with people, building a brand and creating a following. The purpose of the Blog, the Facebook page, the website, and a potential Twitter account is so that I can show publishers that people are interested in my writing. So, that eventually, one lucky publishers will pick up my manuscripts and help me get my novels out there.
Another purpose of the Blog, the Facebook page, the website, and a potential Twitter account is that it will make things much easier if I self-publish, because I will be published one way or the other.
The big bonus for me is reaching out to my followers and fans. I would get to interact more with you, but is that something you really want? You poor things. You must have more interesting things to do then listen to me, don’t you? Isn’t Dancing with the Stars starting up soon?
All teasing aside, I’m interested in hearing what you have to say. So, Twitter or no Twitter? Let me know in the comments below.