Okay. I’m here to ask for a favor.
Writers, please get off your platforms and network.
Platform: A high place from which I say blah blah blah.
Network: A series of nodes where we all trade favors.
Platform: Experts preaching to the choir.
Network: People learning how to exchange ideas and be inspired by each other, often by putting their feet in their mouths.
Network: Amateur <3.
Platform: Racking up the Twitter followers! Yes! Five times more people follow me than I follow! HAHAHAHA! The power!!!!11!!!111!!!
Network: Being interested in the people who are interested in you.
Platform: BUY MY BOOK!
Network: Telling your favorite authors you’ll trade them for a review, and HAVING THEM SAY YES.
Platform: Limited, one-way communications.
Network: Living in a sea of ideas.
Platform: Relying on the news for your news.
Network: Knowing and flowing and being the news (statistically speaking).
Network: Telepathy; Internet.
Platform: Get it right.
Network: Put your foot in your mouth and move on. Just like in a real conversation.
I would like more people to play with. Thank you.