Book Marketing: 4 Tips To Get Free Publicity For Your Book

Are you developing book marketing plans for your book? Chances are, you’re missing out on opportunities for free publicity. Yes, I said free publicity. Most self-publishing authors, as well as traditionally published authors, miss out on these free opportunities. I’ve been a copywriter for over 30 years, so seeing public relations (PR) opportunities comes naturally. That said, PR is a … Read more

Short Fiction Self-Publishing: Turn A Few Hours Into Book Sales

Love writing short fiction? You can spend a few hours writing, then publish something readers love… And turn those readers into fans. This was brought home to me recently. I asked my fiction writing students: had writing short stories made a difference to their self-publishing business? Short fiction: how one author turned her self-publishing career around One author said she … Read more

Book Marketing Research: Sell More Books, Starting Today

If you’re a self-publishing author, you struggle to find time for book marketing. Writing fills your “spare” time, especially if you’re combining self-publishing with a full-time job and looking after your family. Sooner or later however, you’ll decide that you must market your books so that readers can find and enjoy them. You’re conflicted. With just 24 hours in each … Read more

Short Fiction: 4 Tips To Write And Sell Short Stories And Novellas

Want to write short fiction? Short stories and novellas can be great fun to write, as well as profitable. A word regarding short fiction and copyright. I’ve spoken to several writers who’ve sold short fiction on the freelance marketplaces, then regretted it. When you sell your stories to someone who pays for it on one of the marketplaces, you’re selling … Read more