You need to promote your book , but as much as publishers would like to hire hoards of marketing professionals, few publishers have the budgets for such experts. Sadly, that mythical happy place where an author just creates books and bitches about the cover, are over.
So, in an unexamined fit of self- improvement, I Googled blogging and yes, found a self-described expert. He offered membership in the master mind program, I could subscribe to his newsletter, I could sign up for a free online class, I could download white papers, I could buy his book.
Let’s welcome back Liz Adams as she shares with us “Book Marketing Tip: Are You a Networker or System Creator?” Enjoy!
Please help me welcome Kat Sheridan to Writer’s Fun Zone as he shares with us “You Can Write Compelling Cover Copy.” Enjoy!
Selling Your Book to Agents and Publishers: Making Sure They Recognize Your Name Before Your Query Hits Their Inbox by Raimey Gallant
Please help me welcome Raimey Gallant to Writer’s Fun Zone as she shares with us “Selling Your Book to Agents and Publishers: Making Sure They Recognize Your Name Before Your Query Hits Their Inbox.” Enjoy!
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Chloe Adler as she shares with us “Planning a Series to Launch – Indy Self Publishing – One Author’s Plan!” Enjoy!
I came across a brochure advertising a writing seminar to be led by Cheryl Strand who will forever look like Reese Witherspoon in my head.
Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. For an author the very first social media channel for your book is Facebook. The second best way to be found (both you and your book) is through Twitter, but Twitter can be overwhelming as well as time consuming. The next best social media channel for authors is Pinterest.
Every format of story telling—written, sung, painted, sculpted, photographed, inked, digitally enhanced—shares a sprinkle of an illusive elixir, a potion which will enable the viewer or reader to step into the magical world crafted from the artist’s mind. It is combination of words, note arrangement, brush strokes, use of lines, lighting, or shading that snag the listener’s imagination and set their hooks in so deep they believe, for a heartbeat or a collection of moments, that the artist’s fantastical world is real.