Marilyn Flower tells us about the BYOB Challenge and how writing blog posts to develop her characters led to eventually publishing a bestselling ebook.
Deb Kastner teaches us about one of her favorite ways to market her books: Facebook takeovers. This is a fun, free way to build your brand, and generate interest in your book!
Would you like some great actionable tips and advice on how to grow your audience and build your online influence as an author?
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!
Lately I find myself saying, “One day my book will be on that shelf” whenever I pass by the isle that holds all the literary material at a store. I know the hard work it will take to see that come true but I also know that which route to publishing I take plays a part.
Thanks to friend and romance author Carolina Montague for sharing this infographic with our romance writing community. Anatomy of a Kindle Owner from Written Word Media Sparked I’m sparked when I read this graphic...
Missy Kirtley, born in Marin, California, is a life-long resident of the San Francisco Bay Area. She is married with two young daughters. For four years running, Missy has won NaNoWriMo. The Royals, Volume 1: Eddie was published in June of 2014. The Royals, Volume 2: Lance, was published in August, 2014. Both are available on Amazon.com. The first chapter of Under, a Portal Fantasy novel in progress, placed in the 2015 San Mateo County Fair’s Literary contest, Genre Novelist First Chapter division. Missy currently resides in Castro Valley, California. She works diligently on a plethora of writing projects.
Congratulations, you finished your book and you want to get it published. However, did you realize that you need to market your book extensively once the writing is done?
Since signings are public appearances, they’re unpredictable. You never know what’s going to happen.
Many authors think the book trailer needs to show what your story’s about. The reality is that no one cares what your story’s about. They only care what experience your book will deliver. Too many book trailers I’ve seen spend the whole time showing the back cover blurb instead of expressing the emotional experience their book conveys. This is a series of articles on how to make a book trailer. Not just any book trailer, but a great book trailer!