“What?” I asked.
“You should…,” Floyd said slowly, as he adjusted our soundtrack. He then looked up at me. “Start a blog.”
“But…why?” I said.
“Because you can build an audience through it and then market the book to them. You’ll already have a set of readers when you publish it,” he answered. He then reached for another cookie.
“That’s the way a lot of writers get started these days,” Emily said, nodding.
“But…but what would I write about?”
Tara took a sip of her large Starbucks. “Write whatever. Write about your life.”
“Hmm,” I said. And then I remembered. “I did have this idea, a long time ago, about starting a blog about dating in your late 30’s in NYC? You know, never been married, no kids, late-in-life dating adventures? Something like that. I was going to call it ‘Not Quite A Cougar’.”
Lux laughed. “That’s funny.”
“I know,” I sighed and gave her a small smile. “Who would want to read that?”
“No,” she corrected. “I mean it’s funny. It’s a really good idea.”
Continue reading August 9th, 2013. Part Two.