Business plans for writers are valuable documents for setting, tracking and learning from goals and strategies for selling books. Read 9 steps for developing a thorough plan.
Amazon, for authors, is more than just a place to sell your story (if you choose the indie route). It’s a helpful resource for research, understanding ‘market’, seeing how to categorize your books and more. Here are 6 ways to use Amazon to your benefit when starting your writing or publishing journey:
There’s no single path in how to become a writer. Yet the paths of accomplished wordsmiths shed some light:
Learning how to make your writing stand out in a crowded digital marketplace or physical library is key to building your audience. Here are 8 branding tips to help you deliver a dependable author brand:
Marketing your book doesn’t have to break the bank or burn a hole in your pocket. As a starting author, or just one who needs to save some money, marketing on a budget is a must — not a choice. Let’s look at 10 of the best book marketing strategy tips for authors working on a budget.
What is a synopsis? It’s a summary which provides, in one quick read, the unique and compelling aspects of a story. How do you write a synopsis that you can submit with confidence to publishers? Read on for summary-writing tips and examples.
This is a guest post by Samar Hammam, literary agent and founder of Rocking Chair Books.
We interview literary agent Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group. Mark shares his insights into the process and benefits of finding a literary agent, the factors that influence publishers’ manuscript choices, and more.
What is an elevator pitch? It’s a proposal that can be delivered in about 60 seconds verbally or in a single written page of text. The term is standard in marketing. A great elevator pitch novel writers can use to sell their novels should have at least the following 5 features: