I’m Here for the Win! Put YoursELF on the SHELF

Jena C. Henry is a writer, blogger, book reviewer, and bon vivant. Her goal is to make friends with everyone in the world. Jena enjoys reading new books and encouraging writers to be their best. Jena C. Henry holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron and practiced law and raised her family in tropical Ohio. Now retired, she writes novels, conducts writing workshops and enjoys good times with friends and family. Her fiction series, The Golden Age of Charli, spotlights the love and laughter of family life and retirement.

here for the win

You have resolved to write your book in 2017. Congratulations. Soon you will have completed a 70,000 word document- what do you do next? As an author- I am “Here for the Win!” I knew I needed to pick and stick with a good team. Who, how? Back in the fall of 2015, I assembled my team and it took me ten seconds.

10 seconds…I see you are skeptical. I will explain more about the team process

My goal for 2017 is to establish and then unleash the power of my Social Ambassadors team. I plan to develop a core group that will broadcast prepared social media tweets and posts and other marketing material that I will prepare. I am excited to see what a coordinated and enthusiastic effort can do! I also plan to interact even more with my friends on social media sites and I am committed to read and comment on more blogs. I have learned and thrived with my buddies on social media and the joy and enthusiasm is priceless. So I want to continue to forge strong connections. And I am going to get brave and schedule more workshops, book signings and other zesty live events.

Time to do it!

Time to do it!

Back to the beginning of my journey. After I promised my husband I would get a round tuit and stop talking and  actually write my book, I decided it was time to leave my coffee table office and set up a formal work area. I picked the loft area in my house, commandeered some stray furniture and