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002: Christa Hines on Using Writing Communities and Crowdsourcing Ideas to Write and Promote Books

Christa Hines is a freelance journalist, author and family communication expert. She is the author of “Happy, Healthy & Hyperconnected: Raise a Thoughtful Connector in a Digital World” and “Confidently Connected: A Mom’s Guide to a Satisfying Social Life.” Christa talks about how she writes, promotes her books and offers tips for writers on how to surround yourself with support, a writing community and how she uses crowdsourcing as a means to develop concepts within her writing.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why you need to just press “Send” and get your writing out there.
  • The benefits of a writing community to help develop your writing.
  • Crowdsourcing through Facebook groups to get ideas from readers.

Favorite Authors:

  • Stephen King
  • Julia Cameron
  • Christina Katz

Advice to Writers:

  • Write when you can. Don’t let daily interruptions slow your flow.
  • Build your audience long before you start your book.
  • Make your promotions fun and engaging for your audience.

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