Technology can often be seen as an interruption to the creative process. Shy of the keyboard needed to type your next masterpiece, many think tech devices and apps will just get in the way. That doesn’t have to be the case though. These apps for writers will make your job easier and also keep you on task so that your writing can flourish.…Continue
Is your first book launch coming up? Do you have a signing scheduled? Are you ready to go on tour?
If you are planning to do a physical book tour, you’re likely racked with nerves and excitement. Going store to store isn’t for everyone, but if you’re planning to get some face time in with your audience, don’t fall victim to these unfortunate (and common) mishaps.
You’re Not on the Schedule
The publishing industry has gotten a major makeover (or makeunder depending on who you ask) in recent years. Self-publishing rattled the traditional industry and new companies have emerged to completely reinvent how books are produced, distributed and purchased. There is no denying that change has come and come quickly for us all.…Continue
Despite what the glamorous life of J.K. Rowling may imply, being a writer does not a rich person make. It is a profession of passion, with an average salary at best.
So when you are faced with the personal expenses of promoting your book, you have to get choosy about where your dollars will be spent. An abundant budget would be nice, but most authors are faced with the strategic decision of where to put their marketing money, and when to do it.
While there are free ways to grow…Continue