Saturday, April 27, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

Guest Post by Diana Santorelli @DinaSantorelli on Mystery Writing is Murder @ ElizabethSCraig

To promote Baby Grand, my debut novel, I’ve done all kinds of appearances. Bookstores. Libraries. Assisted living communities. (Street corners.) 

But probably my absolute favorite thing to do is attend book club meetings. Sitting in a casual circle, talking about the book that I wrote and everyone read, eating, drinking and, most importantly, seeing up close how readers have responded to my book, how they’ve taken ownership of the characters and defend them, fight for them, question them, hate them, love them. It’s pretty cool. But in addition to being a great way to spend an evening, book clubs offer tremendous marketing opportunities.

Here are 10 ways authors can make the most of their book club appearances.

Click here to read the complete article (see #1 below)


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. 10 Book Club Tips: Guest Post By Dina Santorelli via @elizabethscraig 
  2. Writing When It's Physically Hard  via Seriously Write
  3. Do You Need an Agent?  @bob_brooke RT @elizabethscraig
  4. The rise of the Amish romance novel: @Salon RT @elizabethscraig:
  5. What the Author Should Know About Every Major Character via @Brit_Blaise
  6. The Difference Between Writers and Wanna-Bes via write_practice
  7. Eisler on Digital Denial by @BarryEisler via @JoeKonrath
  8. Answers to Questions About Usage via Daily Writing Tips
  9. Ebooks reach 22.55% of publisher revenue in 2012, helping the industry grow its top line by 6% in the year
  10. Notes from Tabor Lane: Today's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  11. 10 Ways to Build Your Twitter Following Like Big Brands Do
  12. Creative Writing: On Characterization through Dialogue via Creative Writing with the Crimson League
  13. Nook Press: Promising New Self-Publishing Option
  14. Picture Books Are Not Just for Children: 10 Reasons Why: @WritersDigest RT @elizabethscraig
  15. The Problem With "Revealing" Information That's Already in the Cover Copy via @Janice_Hardy
  16. 5 Free Tools to Manage Your Online Reputation via @SocialMouths
  17. Do You Effectively Insist You Have Nothing to Learn? via Seeking the Write Life @AimeeLSalter
  18. 7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog via @problogger 

I’m always looking for great content to share. If you have a writing and/or marketing blog, or have a favorite that you visit often, please leave a link in the comment section. Thanks for stopping by.

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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