The Writers Circle: What’s in a (Domain) Name?

One of our goals here at Today’s Author is to help all of the writers among us to do what we love to do: write. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by talking to each other and learning from each other.  Our Writers Circle series is designed to do just that – provide a chance for us to discuss writing, editing and publishing questions.

This week’s topic is:

Most writers and aspiring writers have a web presence today.  There are so many platforms and options available, it’s sometimes hard to know what to do to make sure readers can find us on the web.  Today, let’s discuss whether it’s important to have your own domain name (such as or if having a site which falls under another domain (such as: is good enough or equivalent to having your own name?

Discuss this topic here in the comments or head on over to the forums to start or engage in a more thorough discussion.