About the author – why it matters in your latest book

About the author – why it matters in your latest book

If you’re like me then you probably have a whole load of different books on the go. I’ve a pile that consists of the review copies for my Thursday Thronger’s, business books, social media analysis and fiction in a variety of genres. With just a couple of exceptions, I rarely follow specific major authors. If…

Top Ten Suggestions for Promotional Book and Author Postcards

I’ve been around and about on the web for more years than I care to remember and I’ve been given lots of reasons why most people should abandon the real world and focus only on their online marketing. The reasoning is that you’ll have a greater opportunity to find the people most likely to be…

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Book Bloggers and Authors

The relationship between a book blogger and an author is a strange one; and I touched on the subject earlier on this year when I mentioned in one of my ‘Lesson’s Learned‘ posts that I was surprised by the number of authors that didn’t actively participate in the promotion of the interviews I’d done with…

It’s NaNoWriMo … some resources for authors taking part

Well, its that time of year again, when authors hunker down and get on with the business of committing to write at least 50,000 words as November runs it’s course. For those of you who are taking part this year, I thought I’d gather a set of useful resources which may be helpful in ensuring…

Inspiring an Author .. what you need to know to get you through

Sometime we just need to hear from others who have been where we are now, we need to hear what they have to say and the video below is the perfect fit with my Thursday Throng interviews, because almost every author that takes part who answers the question about advice, says that a writer needs…

Understanding why anyone will want to read your book

Understanding why anyone will want to read your book

This is the latest post in my off-on book marketing plan series and I’m hoping to encourage everyone to take a slightly different look at their book; the reason is that we all need to be realistic in understanding what it is that makes our book different from others that the reader could choose. It…