Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Self-Publishing: The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List | Self-Publishing Relief

The launch and marketing of your book begins BEFORE the book is completed and ready to go into the hands of your readers. 

For more about how you can build your street team, while you are still writing your book, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius

Plus check out this post from Self-Publishing Relief on The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List

See also:  this post on How to Become a Bestselling Author, from John Kremer. 

For  lots more useful information, see:  Book Marketing and Financing.  

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Thursday, 30 August 2018

How Long It Took 40 Writers to Finish Their Famous Novels

From a weekend to 30 years, how long did it take the authors to complete some of the best-loved novels?

For more great stuff for writers and readers, go here for my Writers' Secrets page

And go here for lots of marketing and funding resources for writers and self-publishers:  Book Marketing and Financing.

Monday, 20 August 2018

Tips for the Lionhearted Writer: How to Honour Your Creativity

If you are like me (and I'm not assuming you are), if you keep your creativity locked in a cupboard and rarely let it out to play, you will find this useful.

Below are some great prompts from Lucy Flint's Lionhearted Writer blog. If you have read Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way, you are familiar with the artist's date. It is just one way of treating yourself with kindness, and nurturing your creativity. Here are the tips:
  • What are twenty things that you love doing? 
  • What hobbies did you love as a kid? 
  • What were your favorite toys as a kid? What did you just love playing with? Where did you most love to go?
  • What did you love to do in art class? Music class? 
  • Where do you like to explore?
  • What kinds of activities or places seem to release something good in you?

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Self-Publishing Tips: How to Become a Bestselling Author

Check out this great article by John Kremer, in which he explains how ordinary people  became bestselling authors.  Go here to read it.  

Plus go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius, where you can read my interview with John Kremer.

For more great self-publishing tips, see Book Marketing and Financing.

Here's to your success!

Monday, 13 August 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

How To Find Your Readers - How This Author Sold 20,000 books in 1 month!

Check out this “Hangout on Air” designed to help authors, especially self-published and indie authors, with marketing their books and improving their author platform. Authors struggle with various aspects of marketing and we are here to help! 

Bestselling author Cristin Harber sold 20,000 books in 1 month! 

For lots more great book marketing and financing tips, go here for Book Marketing and Financing.  

Monday, 18 June 2018

9 UNCOMMON Book Marketing & Promotion Tips (That I've Used to Become a Bestseller)

Pat Flynn gives some great tips for marketing and promoting your book.  Which ones have you used?  Please leave your answers below.  

To help you build what he calls  "street team", through an organic process, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  

Here's to your success!