The number one way readers learn about books is word of mouth. Book reviews still hold enormous sway over readers.
When editing a novel, a writer needs to switch from self-focused — which you needed to be in the creative flow — to reader focused.
If you’ve never marketed a novel before but want to, or if it’s been a long time since you have, you may hit some roadblocks as you get ready.
How do you talk about yourself? You just finished writing hundreds of pages. Now it’s time to write about yourself: the author bio.
One way sell more books is to create your author branding statement: a concise, one-sentence description of your book or of your body of work.
Communicating a clear and compelling author brand, including a tagline, can attract the right readers and potentially sell more books.
We are pleased to welcome Beth Barany to The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer.
As a novelist, do you dive right in, or do you use “how to” guides to get you to The End? Do you write your own elevator pitch as a story planning tool?