I’m doing a book stall at a Craft and Gift Fair on September 18th. It’s been several years since I last did one, which was in my (then) Village Hall. So I knew everyone, and a reasonable number of people
Planning the launch of my next book, audio or ebook: things seem to have changed again. It’s pretty good that I have actually had time to think of such things as marketing. I suppose part of the reason is that,
Fan page or a Book page, which should my websites have? I read an interesting article (thanks to the Story Reading Ape who reblogged it) entitled: How to Create a High-Performing Book Sales Page for Your Launch. It gave me
Those of you who signed up to follow the Viridian Series website by newsletter have heard nothing from me for ages, not even about the withdrawal of the Perihelix. That’s because my newsletter system went wrong and lost all my
My first Insecure Writers Support Group post of 2016 wraps around my Goodreads Giveaway for the Traveler in Black and White. I was hunting for a place to post the giveaway on the blog, and I thought, well, it’s part
The last days of the free promotion for the Talent Seekers took place last week. I went into them not expecting much. It seemed to me from the very disappointing first three days that either I had a book I
Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, is good at looking at trends in the publishing (and epublishing) world. He speaks at important conferences on the subject. He is a champion of indie publishing, and not surprisingly, since Smashwords is founded on
I spend a lot of time on Goodreads. It’s a great place to talk about books, keep lists of what you’ve read and liked, review things you’ve read and read other people’s reviews. It also has some nice forums (e.g.