Promoting my Summerlicious Article
Writing Tip from Summerlicious 2012
It's one thing to be a restaurant critic or movie critic or travel reviewer. You go, have the experience, and share it with others. Generally, those others can decide whether it's worth following in your footsteps.
I prefer to write about upcoming events so people can choose to attend. My preference is for events that don't do a lot of publicity for themselves; why editorialize on behalf of someone who buys advertising copy?
I'd like to have the first site that people check when thinking about festivals in Toronto.
In fact, I've positioned my "DeHaan Lens of Annual Toronto Events" as both a calendar and hub for my Toronto Events articles.
The big trick, and the lesson that Reddit seems to try to teach me, is to add value beyond just pointing at someone else's comprehensive web site. That's a real trick, and I hope to master it sometime soon. My "Summerlicious 2012" article may or may not have that special ingredient.