Bookstores and libraries are famous hiding places for bookworms, authors and, well, great books. Are you taking advantage of them as an author? You—yes, you—could (and should) have your book listed in libraries and stores across the country. Think it’s impossible? Far from it. Here’s how to get your book out there.
Every content world has rules of its own, and breaking them—on purpose or not—can land you in the Disgraced Corner. Fiction writing is no exception. Here are 10 tips on abiding by the unwritten rules and staying popular.
About a week ago, three of the scariest-looking guys I’ve ever seen walked up to me out of the blue. Then, even more out of the blue, they asked, “Hey, man, mind if we stop you for a picture?” It’s not the first time that’s happened, but it always leaves me surprised and tinged with gratefulness.
Do you want your writing to take you on the way to become a local (or maybe global) celebrity? Charity starts at home, but often so does marketing. Here’s how.
The back matter of your books is a powerful marketing tool. Anyone who has read that far is clearly interested in what you have to say. But they’re also on the verge of putting your writing down. This is your chance to hold their attention for the future and maybe to sell them more books.
Many people will tell you that creating a blog is a great way to promote yourself and your works. And regular blogging is great for some authors, especially for those with books about non-fiction topics such as dieting, environment or health, in which plenty is going on and their opinions may be valuable...