This Week in the Blogs, June 6 – 12, 2020

by | Jun 12, 2020

By Shelley Sturgeon

Summer’s inching ever closer, like it or not! With everything going on in the world right now, how will your summer plans be affected? Perhaps you’re happy just to hunker down, pick out a good book, find a comfy chair in a shady spot and sip on a cool drink? Even in the calmest of circumstances, that sounds good to me!

Don’t Forget!

Be well and please stay safe. See you back here next Friday.

Anne R. Allen on Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris
Online Marketing Doesn’t Have to Mean Lying, Cheating, or Gaming the System
“A lot of authors get that deer-in-the-headlights look when I mention marketing books online.”

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just for Writers
Book Marketing While People March for Change
“How should you approach your book marketing right now?”

Jeanna Bray on Live Write Thrive
18 Worthy Websites for Writers
“Apart from your desire to be an author and determination on this thorny path, what makes a successful writer? According to veterans of the industry, it’s lots of reading, writing, and a supportive community. The sites from today’s selection can provide you with all the three.”

Barbara Linn Probst on Writer Unboxed
Blurbing and Being Blurbed
“Is there any writer who actually likes asking for blurbs? I suppose there is, but most of us wish we didn’t have to do it. We understand that it’s necessary—and we all like praise—but we cringe at having to ask for it.”

Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
How to pitch radio and become a talk show guest
“Looking for a way to reach most Americans with your book’s message? Consider radio publicity.”
 
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