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How Important is Networking?

Two Broke Writers

Networking

Being a self-published author, the hardest thing I’ve had to overcome is talking to people. I know, crazy right? But like many writers, I am the definition of an introvert. I don’t like to speak much, I like to people watch, and I value my alone time. So when I had to start marketing my first novel, my stomach fell and I thought it was going to shoot out my ass.

“What do you mean I have to talk to strangers and pimp myself out?!” 

I mean, hello? I write for a reason. I’m a loner, I have voices in my head that’ll give any schizo a run for their money, pajamas are my preferred choice of clothing, and I DON’T LIKE TO TALK TO PEOPLE!

Unfortunately, we cannot be islands, sometimes we need help and that’s where networking comes in. Whether you need an extra hand with promotions, advice…

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