What came naturally to Kirsten, building a platform, was a bit trickier for other people.Though she wasn’t going to be publishing her own book anytime soon, she filled in some gaps for others, especially in regards to platform.But over time it’s become an outlet for lots of women; on her league, Kirsten says there are lawyers and vets and teachers, and a TON of moms! I could totally see how roller derby gets out all that pent-up rage you might have inside. It’s a 3 night a week commitment, plus games and volunteer hours. I look back and wonder how I ever managed it with kids!
At this conference, she also realized that if she ever did want to get published again, she would need to be more serious about her blog.
When she started, no one was even talking about platform (For Kirsten, fiction is hard to write with kids underfoot.