There are people who swear a writer needs a website. I admit I used to have one, but it's been two or three years since I took it down. It just seemed too stagnant to me.
Over at Marketing Tips for Authors it's a given that you must have a website as part of your marketing plan. Shaila Abdullah posted the Seven Elements That Can Make or Break Your Site By Shaila Abdullah which are worth checking out if you do plan to have a website. Abdulla gives seven elements for success and, then, gives her list of don'ts.
I'm not sure if I could follow her rules for what not to include on the website. I mean no photos from Panzer's annual family reunion?
What do you think.?