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Most writers are pretty shy so, getting out from behind the computer can be a little intimidating.  However they also know you can’t sell books if no one knows you have a book. It’s hard to step away from your comfort zone, but it doesn’t have to be if you find a few things that you find comfortable.  I recommend social media if you’re not ready to leave your home. Social media is a fun
Last week I had a nice virtual tea with LaShaunda.  Yes I have to have sessions with myself. I’ve been dealing with am I writer or do I like talking about being a writer. I’ve been in stuck mode when it comes to my writing for months since I published my first book. I’m sitting in the car and I admit I like talking about being a writer.  Writing is hard sometimes.  I’d rather talk
Most authors think promoting their books means posting status that say BUY MY BOOK. There’s a lot more to promoting than saying buy my book. Everyone wants the secret to getting people to buy their book. To be honest I don’t think there is one. You have to write a good book and then introduce that book to the right reader.   If they enjoy your book, then you’ve found your reader. It’s not hard, it
If you don’t tell people about your book, they can’t buy it. Don’t expect your publisher to do all the promotion, they won’t. You have to make time to promote. Only you know your schedule. Do you have one free hour every day? Do you have two free hours a day? Or do you only have 30 minutes to work with. Believe me if you focus your time, you can do a lot in 30
I will be the first to say this one of my biggest challenges. I would love to hear from someone this isn’t an issue for. I will share that I’m getting a little better with my time. Last year I had 30 minutes before I had to get my last kid off to school. I used that time to read emails, post on social media and do a little SORMAG work. You’d be surprise how
I’m hosting a promotion challenge this week and in the private group I asked the participants what are their promotion challenges. There were five challenges that everyone had. Over next few days I will share these challenges with you. I will admit fear has engulfed me when it comes to my writing. I actually stopped writing for a few years because I feared what others think. For some reason when it came to promoting SORMAG