Who am I? Create a list of 3-5 of your most dominant positive personal traits - characteristics that make you uniquely you.
geeky as well as nerdy - science nerd and fandom enthusiast
wise - I give kick-ass life advice
mixed backgrounds - I have forged my own path and ideals
traveler of the world - I've lived in loads of places!
enthusiastic as hell for all the things I love
What do I have to offer? Create a list of 1-3 services or skills you can offer to your audience. You don't have to offer all three, this is just to give you options.
I am good at explaining stuff - I am a physics and chemistry teacher by day
I can discuss theory videos on magic systems, characters, the basis of sci-fi ideas
Merge 'em! Prepare a statement explaining how you plan to merge your personality and your services/skillset, thus making your author platform one of a kind.
I'd like to talk about scientific and historic ideas behind the ideas for the books we love. This could be for people who are just interested, or for those who would like to bounce ideas around for their own magic/sci-fi systems and ideas. I'm all for this.
Step 2: Create a content game plan. Narrow down the Who, What, Where, When, and How for your platform:
Whois your target audience?
Anyone who loves books and and science. Writers and readers. YA, NA and Adults
Whatservice are you offering?
An evaluation of magic systems or sci-fi to make them as rooted in science as possible. Perhaps we'll learn a little about books and science along the way?
Whereare you going to post your content?
Tumblr, YouTube and Instagram
Whenare you going to post your content?
Once a month - this content will require a great deal of research. If I find that I can keep up and there is enough to work with, I'll post every 2 weeks.
Howare you going to spread the word?
I'll share the videos on Facebook and to Twitter with the revelant hashtags.