KRISTIAN BOWES

Pen-wielder with a license to thrill

The Ultimate Guide on How to Market a Book

The Ultimate Guide on How to Market a Book

Kris

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.

Readers Judge Books by Their Covers

My Book Cover is in Progress… What will it be?

Kris

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.  

Why I'm Writing and Self-Publishing this Book

Why I’m Writing and Self-Publishing this Book

Kris

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.

Make Your Brand Awesome with Your Book Your Brand

Make Your Brand Awesome with Your Book, Your Brand

Kris

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.