Yes, I mentioned this last time … The Author’s Image … it’s one of my pet peeves! It could be because I’m a baby boomer, it could be because I’ve spent so much of my career helping to repair clients image after a faux pas. Sometimes a little oopsie is enough to cause your prospective […]
Author marketing requires good Time Management skills. A few tips to help an author budget your time for author marketing success.
If you don’t look at your writing as a business, and treat is as a business, then you won’t succeed as an author. Just as you plotted your book – the characters, language and plot twists – you need to plot your goals for author success.
If you thought writing a synopsis was hard – try distilling your pitch down to 25 words before you even approach a literary agent or publisher. People are busy, and you only have a few seconds to grab their attention. Your words have to pack a punch that tells the genre, the target readership and the storyline — ALL in 25 little words.
You can’t have success without knowing how to sell your product. A business plan covers all aspects of a product, which, for an author, is the book.