Nina Amir joined our August BookBaby Twitter Chat to talk about how a blog can be used as a promotion tool AND as a platform for story development and writing – literally blogging a book.

For the August edition of our #BBchat Twitter chat, we asked author and blogging consultant Nina Amir for her thoughts on how to use blogging to support an author’s writing efforts. We prefaced this month’s chat with some initial pointers to get the conversation started, as well as a brief biography of Nina, which you can check out here.

We frequently hear our literary friends asking how to manage their writing time more effectively, and while blogs often come up in the conversation, the idea of using a blog to build and test material for a new book is not often mentioned. Nina shared her suggestions for posting frequency and word count goals, and even for the busiest of writers, her suggestions are very attainable. At a minimum, she suggests blogging once per week, but for faster results, Nina suggests you “publish posts 2-7 times / week (for the first 9-12 months). If you have large readership, cut back.”

Nina also offers resources, available on her website, for building an effective blog plan. We think you’ll find them useful.

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Below is an excerpt from our BookBaby Twitter Chat with Nina. To view the entire transcript, click here.

 

Have you considered using your blog as a writing tool?

 

Twitter for Authors

 

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Nina Amir

About Nina Amir

Nina Amir has written 4 posts in this blog.

Nina Amir is an Amazon bestselling author of such books as How to Blog a Book, The Author Training Manual and the recently released Creative Visualization for Writers (October 2016). Nina is a hybrid author who has self-published 17 books and is known as the Inspiration to Creation Coach because she helps writers, bloggers and other creative people combine their passion and purpose so they move from idea to inspired action and Achieve More Inspired Results. This helps them positively and meaningfully impact the world—with their words or other creations. Nina is an international speaker and award-winning journalist and blogger as well as the founder of National Nonfiction Writing Month and the Nonfiction Writers’ University. Nina also is one of 300 elite Certified High Performance Coaches working around the world. Check out her books at www.booksbyninaamir.com.

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