Like many of my friends here in Brisbane, I snapped up tickets last week for the Foo Fighters Sonic Highways tour coming to our shores next year.
I’m a huge fan of live music, having played guitar in bands a good few years ago. Making plans to get to the venue and meet up with friends before the concert next year got me thinking – what lessons can writers take from putting on a show of this size?
1. Turn up for work
If you’re scratching your head trying to work out how to make time, take a look at an earlier post here, 3 Superb Ways to Find Time to Write - Without Upsetting Your Family and Friends. It works.
2. Put on a show
You’re on a stage, so be prepared to put on a show. Be professional at all times. Answer interviewers’ and readers’ questions, even if you’ve answered the same ones before. Help other writers, and for goodness sake, keep your social media output professional.
First impressions count, people!
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to dust off that air guitar…
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