I am so excited! I just had to share with you all that VEILED VIRTUES has been released! Yay!…Continue
Added by Jan Fischer Wade on February 13, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments
Here is a list I've compiled of some of the best paranormal / fantasy / romance combo YA books of 2011!! Most are geared toward a female audience. Please share your suggestions in the comments section! We always love to hear what you think!
(In no particular order)
Stand-alone books / first books of a series:
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson…Continue
Thanks for joining us today! Can you tell us a little bit about your new book?
Hi Jan, thanks so much for having…Continue
So, you have a facebook and twitter account, but where else should you be online to increase your name recognition and promote youself and your book?? Here are some great sites I have found: (Remember, the more places you are in cyberworld, the greater your marketability! (Note: These are all FREE!!)
General Sites - not geared specifically towards writing or books:…
Today I have a list of twitter users who post great info for writers from Robert Brewer!! Please visit Robert Brewer's blog for more great stuff!!! (see link, below).Continue
Hello! Today I have YA author Jo Ramsey joining us with a post! She is contracted with Jupiter Gardens Press and Featherweight Press! Cluing In was released November 9. She also has a series called Reality Shift, and book 5, From…
Added by Jan Fischer Wade on November 27, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments
What is a SMPK? It is a button you can add to your signature (or anywhere) that takes the user to a page the contains all the places you are on the web via one-click! Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Your Blog, YouTube, etc. Plus, you can imbed a video and info about you and your work, a profile pic, and some one-click links to other places too (like a buy link for your book, your publisher, etc.) It also has a twitter feed of your tweets The site is…Continue
Hey everyone! I've been busy with NANOWRIMO, so my posts have not been on schedule, sorry about that, but I am back with a quick one about starting your own online newspaper, and it is soooo easy, FREE - and kind of fun too!!! The site I am talking about is http://www.paper.li.com. I just started an online newspaper about, of course, book marketing and promotion! You can find it at:…Continue
The following post is by Tony Eldridge, creator of Marketing Tips For Authors and can be found at: http://blog.marketingtipsforauthors.com/2011/05/7-weekly-book-marke...
Please visit his site for more awesome info!!! Take it away Tony!!!
When you're an author, it can become overwhelming when you realize you are responsible for…
Here's a great FAQ from Writers Digest on Copyrights by Brian A. Klems!
Added by Jan Fischer Wade on November 1, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
Today I am interviewing Rochelle Weber, author of the newly released ROCK CRAZY! She is opening up about her background, suffering from bi-polar disease that leads to rage attacks, her new book AND some fabulous writing tips!
Thanks for being with us today! I am just going to jump right in and start asking…
It's a week before Halloween so I thought it would be perfect to welcome Author C.K. Volnek to my blog. Her book, Ghost Dog of Roanoke Island became available by MIU Publishing last month…just in time for Halloween. It’s a tween ghost story, with a twist of…Continue
Added by Jan Fischer Wade on October 25, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
Hey all SheWriters! I just joined Tumblr today and made a home page and a blog. If you are on Tumblr, please share you link so I and others can find you. I'd be happy to trade follows on there, since I have none so far! : ) Also, I am wondering what to put on it??? What have you guys done with your Tumblr pages? Please share!!! Cheers! Jan
Moi (ny book, Veiled Virtues): http://veiledvirtues.tumblr.com/
Have you heard of or participated in Tweetchats? You can use it to filter out all tweets in your twitterstream that do not contain the topic you've chosen (like #writing), thereby creating a group that can chat together. Groups can pick a certain time to meet and chat. It is REALLY easy to use!
1) You need to have a twitter account
2) Go to…
Quick Response Codes! I think they are also called 'Semapedia Tags'. They are those two-dimensional, square bar codes, with lots of tiny boxes, that can be read by most smart phones. You put them on physical things, like business cards, posters, t-shirts, books, stickers (to stick on things!), billboards, etc.
The smart phone user scans the code and POOF!!! There are a number of things that can…
Many writers are curious about the different publishing routes, and want to hear actual stories and experiences. PLEASE share with us!
Adjectives and adverbs can make or break a manuscript, pitch or synopsis.
Please share your twitter handle with everyone, so we know who you are and that we should follow you!!!
@veiledvirtues (Jan Fischer Wade) http://twitter.com/#!/VeiledVirtues
Hi Authors! Today I am listing book review blogs (some geared towards YA and fantasy), and each has between 1,000 and 2,500 followers. I researched about 500 book blogs and these were the ones with many followers and current activity. Try to contact some of these sites to review your new or upcoming release for some widespread exposure! View my July 29th post for a list of 14 blogs that have collectively over 50,000 followers! Good Luck! Jan…
Today I am not blogging about book marketing! Shocking, I know!!! Instead, I am posting about writing mechanics. So, here we go!
Show, don't tell is a direction often given to writers to write in a such a…Continue