Monday, October 21, 2013

Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By Sarah Juckes

So, you’ve got a kick-ass front cover and have chosen a suitable title. Now comes the hardest part – condensing your novel into a few, short paragraphs in a way that makes your book impossible to overlook. It can be a daunting task, so here's a step-by-step guide to write a blurb, starting from scratch. The instructions refer to a novel, but can easily be adapted to suit any other kind of book.

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. The Power of a First Sentence | Mark Rubinstein
  2. Bill Watterson: ‘comics will have less widespread cultural impact & make a lot less money’ - GalleyCat
  3. 11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well
  4. Publishers Begin to Abandon Apple Newsstand
  5. 30 Lessons from Selling $30 Million Worth of eBooks : @ProBlogger
  6. Social Media Examiner: Social media marketing how to, research, case studies, news and more!
  7. 4 Questions to Ask About Your Character's Job - Helping Writers Become Authors
  8. Write an Effective Blurb for a Self-Published Book | The Passive Voice | 
  9. The Other Side of the Story: Person? Place? Thing? Let's Talk About Nouns
  10. The Secret To Growing Your Blog to Its Potential : @ProBlogger
  11. A Writer's Journey: Poor Word Choice is Killing Your Story
  12. Protagonists Should Climb in the Front Seat | Mystery Writing is Murder
  13. Mary's tricks for writing fiction for audio | Mary Robinette Kowal
  14. Bibliophiles Rejoice: BookBub Helps Readers Find the Best e-Book Deals - DailyFinance
  15. The Masquerade Crew: How to (Potentially) Notify Customers of Book Changes, syndicated from @joleene_naylor
  16. The eBook Author's Corner: Getting Book Reviews: The Methods Award-Winning Authors Use – A Study  @jimhbs
  17. From Cover to Cover: If you're an Indie author, you have to read this!
  18. How to Rank on the First Page of Google Semantic Search Forever: Get Social. Feed the Brain.
  19. Google Will Bid In Facebook Ad Exchange - Business Insider
  20. Work At Home Writing Online : Google Authorship How To – Google Authorship
  21. Sell Your eBook on PagePusher (Where Your Readers Earn Money Too)
  22. Tips To Run The Optimal Goodreads Giveaway | The Savvy Authorpreneur

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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The Last Macklenna by Katherine Lowry Logan

The Last Macklenna

by Katherine Lowry Logan

Giveaway ends November 11, 2013.
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