Author Websites: How To Make Yours Original
You’ve probably all read a bunch of posts on “10 things your author website needs to include”, right? If you haven’t, read The Basic Components of an Author Website by Jane Friedman, it’s probably the best one.
But there’s a problem: what if all authors who set up their websites all follow the same design “rules” and advice? All these websites end up looking exactly the same, with a good old standard layout: home, books, about, contact bar. Of course, you need all these, but that’s no reason for displaying them the same way everyone else does…