I’m behind on my writing goals, but I think I have the answer: finish the manuscript draft with a 5-day novel challenge.
Joanna Penn’s How to Market a Book is essential reading for any author. From setting up your author page to executing a soft launch, Penn tells you how to market your book. She also explains which strategies you should consider for fiction and non-fiction, as well as for traditional and self-publishing, authors.
My book cover is in progress, and I’ve been corresponding with my cover designer, Bookfly Design, over the past week. Last night, Kira said they’re set. Now I feel like a kid the week before Christmas… the anticipation is killing me.
Shawn Coyne’s The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know provides an editor’s analytical insights on what it takes to write a satisfying (and successful) story. For Shawn, writing a good story is about identifying the parts that work and the parts that don’t.
Keep in mind that the back cover copy is essential to successfully promoting your book. It’s likely the second thing, after the cover, a potential reader will look at when they are deciding whether or not to purchase/read your book. For that reason, it’s important to cater to readers’ expectations and give them a reason […]
This four-step guide shows you how to create your self-publishing timeline and budget. Prepare to research your audience and genre, choose your self-publishing platform and generate a sales projection, and, lastly, make a self-publishing timeline and budget.
Ideas find us; we don’t find them. Before my son was born, I had an idea for a novel. Like most reasonable people, I ignored it. Since it won’t leave me alone, I have to write and self-publish Oz and the Fury.
Kaye offers an honest assessment of the precarious publishing industry and thoughtful approaches to branding and marketing a new book. From developing an author brand to networking and organizing events, Your Book, Your Brand offers a direct, practical approach.