Where to Share Your Web Fiction

I’ve never reblogged someone on WordPress before but I get asked this question a lot and Amy did a GREAT job of answering it!

Amy Notdorft

Being a writer poses a unique challenge — getting people to read your work.

That’s not to say being a musician, a visual artist, or any other kind of creator doesn’t entail its own obstacles (obviously recording a song or creating a film require a lot more teamwork and resources, for example), but in catching the attention of an audience they seem to have the upperhand. The investment required of a potential consumer to judge the media is fairly small — listening to a two minute song, skimming through a DeviantArt gallery, watching a movie trailer  — and the time it takes to form their opinion is minimal.

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This is because other forms of media elicit an initial sensory response, but writing doesn’t.

Sure, you can say reading is a sensory experience in so far as you use your eyes to read the words and your fingers to turn a page (or click a mouse…

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