Artists like us continually plummet to bottom of the literary food chain due to the present economic situation. People are striving to maintain the ‘necessary’ things in life. Bills are expanding, while food shopping lists are contracting. The finer things in life – the very things we want to share - are abandoned at the wayside.
Yet, we write and create. We would stop if we could and perhaps spend more time at that ‘proper job’ we’ve heard about all our lives. There comes a time though, when we have so much of our creations lying around that we simply must get rid of some of them or go mad. How do we supply something that no one wants to buy?
This article by Louie Jerome discusses how to start marketing our ‘product’ and some ways in which we can build up a demand for the service we provide. Being a writer has now evolved into much more than creating.