J.D. Barker successfully published his debut as an indie and sold enough copies to land on the radar of the traditional publishers in a BIG way including seven-figure advances, two feature films, and a television program.
CREATING A UNIQUE NICHE MARKET: Adventures in PUBLISHING, #3: by Gail Noble-Sanderson – Marketing, Book Promotion, Self-Publishing
We hear from four award-winning authors who have very successfully created and worked their niche markets. And the importance of Meta-Data to authors.
1130 words that will amp up tension in your writing by top-tier editor Jessica Page Morrell. She states, "Because no tension, no propulsion. Because no tension, no unease in your readers. And you want your readers worrying, fretting, wondering. Not to mention frayed nerves."
EMAILS - How to improve your "Open Rate" of Your Email Campaigns and E-newsletters. Don't let your emails to your subscribers end up in the dreaded SPAM folder!
ADVENTURES in SELF-PUBLISHING, #2: A PRIMER by Gail Noble-Sanderson – Marketing, Book Promotion, Self-Publishing
Click here for action steps and informational links to help you on your Indie publishing road.
CHRISTMAS in JULY – What Authors Can do NOW to Increase Holiday Sales by Sharon Anderson – Marketing, Book Sales, Planning
To see increasing book sales during the holiday season, start planning now! #ChristmasInJuly
Fiction and memoir writers need to be omnivorous–searching out classics and bestsellers, prizewinners and Goodreads favorites–reading widely, and analyzing with an eye for structure and arcs. And they need to analyze movies and read screenplays for storytelling techniques.
10 QUESTIONS with AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR SUSAN FAW – Book Marketing, Increasing Book Sales, Author Interviews
Excellent Book Marketing Tips from Susan Faw, award-winning fantasy, and young adult author. Check out her book marketing sources and tips that she shares in this enlightening interview.