This Week in the Blogs, September 8 – 14, 2018

by | Sep 16, 2018

By Shelley Sturgeon

Past the half way mark for September now and with little more than a quarter of 2018 left, are your writing and self-publishing plans for the year moving along according to plan? Or was there no specific plan and are you just enjoying the ride with no particular destination in mind? Either way, today’s selection of article may be helpful. Be sure to check them out.

Sophie Masson on Writer Unboxed
Book Promotion: What’s Hot, What’s Not
“In this post I’m listing a few things that have worked—and not worked—for me. These are very personal observations of course; you may have had a totally different experience.”

Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
Use odd October occasions for book promotion
“Odd, unusual, and whimsical October holidays give you a chance to have a little fun with your book promotion next month.”

Lisa Tener on Lisa Tener Book Writing Coach
6 Benefits to Growing Author Platform Before You Write Your Book
“The biggest flaw I see in most proposals is that the author’s platform isn’t quite there yet. Often, I can suggest a few ideas specific to their book to help in growing author platform now.”

Melissa Bowersock on Indies Unlimited
Getting Reviews: Voracious Readers Only (Part 2)
“Back in May, I reported on my first trial with Voracious Readers Only, a site that makes connections between readers and authors in a promising new way.”

Kristen Lamb on Kristen Lamb Author, Blogger, Social Media Jedi
The Log-Line: Can You Pitch Your ENTIRE Story in ONE Sentence?
“Some of you might be wondering if I was trying to give you a heart attack with my title. Maybe you think this feat is impossible. AN ENTIRE NOVEL IN ONLY ONE SENTENCE?”

Other Links of Interest

E-book pricing: because you’re worth it

Mystery Writers Conference

James River Writer’s Conference

Write Here in Ephraim

Ozarks Writing League sponsors contest

Enter Civil Beat’s Emerging Writers Contest

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