The most obvious annual challenge (and probably the most popular): The Goodreads Reading Challenge. Just state the number of books you want to read and follow your progress online. It’s a great way of keeping on top of everything you want to read… or not!
Click on the image to start the challenge.
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You can spend all your time on social media, trying to build that elusive thing, your “author platform” but it doesn’t help to tweet all day if you’ve only got 10 followers. You need to focus your attention where it counts. Frankly, it’s also exhausting pinging back and forth from twitter to facebook to widbook and before you know it, you’ve wasted a perfectly good writing day reading some truly shocking stuff or simply learning what other people have had for breakfast.
So here’s what I think I’ve discovered about the essentials for any author platform (well, mine at least…)Continue Reading