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Marketing Your Book

Art vs. Commerce: Can Writers Make It Without Day Jobs?

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

Novels are not cars to be assembled. You can't write them if the muse isn't with you, and the muse doesn't always come when you call her. Yet, if you want to make a living as a writer, you must find a way to go to the muse if she won't come to you.

8 Tips for a DIY Book Tour

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.12.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

Every writer hates the idea of being a carnival barker. Nobody goes out anymore, you tell yourself. Who wants to give a reading where the only people in the audience are your mom and that drunk guy?

Should You Publish Your Own Novel? Four Things to Think About

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

I'd heard all sorts of horror stories about writers giving away the bulk of their royalties to publishers that gobbled up profits in huge percentages. We indie authors keep most of our sales. Was I doing the right thing, saying yes to a publisher when I'd already done the tough work of going indie?

4 Ways to Maximize Your Book's Content on Social Media

Fauzia Burke | Posted 09.25.2012 | Books
Fauzia Burke

If you want to become known as an expert in your field, you need to build your personal brand. There are all sorts of ways you can utilize the content in your book to market yourself.