An arresting image gets attention.
Text keeps it.
Writing for the digital age, coming up with words that folks actually want to read, has the same basic requirements as other writing forms.
Have something to communicate, get to the point, be concise, state things that people might say, oh, that's a bit interesting, or amusing, have a few twists up your sleeve, realise that if there's waffle the likelihood is that click in another direction.
bluelake — writing, editing, publishing.
The style, in a word. Sharp.
There is little point in subtlety if you want sales. The image has to ring like a bell.
Converting an e-book into a self-published paperback version isn’t so difficult, after all, you already have the text sorted. Well, almost.
Merging and transferring the first two libraries has been easy enough, the issue is filling in some gaps.
If I summed up the message it’s probably this: words for thoughtful people about how I attempted to create a meaningful life.
I’m now back settled once again so I’m hoping I’ll get back into the swing of more regular posts, perhaps catching up all a few gaps.