Struggling with self-publishing your fiction?
Self-publishing is wonderful for authors. You don’t need literary agents, acquisitions editors, et al.
But… Many thousands of new novels are published each and every week. Each novel has a hopeful author, who’s struggling to win readers.
Stop struggling. Build a relationship with your readers, instead.
Self-publishing: build a relationship with your readers
How do you build a relationship with fiction readers?
You do it the same way you build a relationship with anyone. They meet you; they get to know you.
Readers meet you via your books. If a reader loves one of your books, he wants more of the experience you gave him.
Give fiction readers more of the experiences they enjoy: write a series.
My new new series-writing class may help.
New: How To Create A Fiction Franchise: Write And Publish A Bestselling Series
If your self-publishing plans aren’t working, consider a series.
Then… Aim to turn that series into a franchise.
Our new class, How To Create A Fiction Franchise: Write And Publish A Bestselling Series is available now.
It’s for you, if your fiction isn’t selling. (Or even if it is: you need to create your own franchises.)
You can create a series in any number of ways. Perhaps you’ve created a character you enjoy, or readers enjoy.
Arthur Conan Doyle saw potential in Sherlock Holmes. The character first appeared in a novel, A Study in Scarlet.
… Doyle obviously liked the character, because he next wrote a series of short stories featuring Holmes and Watson …
Watch for series’ potential whenever you write a short story… If a character appeals to you, write another couple of short stories, or a novella, featuring the character. With luck, they’ll sell: you’ve created a series.
Check out the class now—there’s a wonderful special offering until June 19. Enjoy. 🙂
Copywriter and marketing pro Angela Booth maintains a busy copywriting and ghostwriting practice. Fascinated by online marketing, she wrote one of the first business books for internet marketing, published by Allen & Unwin. She’s been an enthusiastic blogger since the late 1990s.