Friday, March 21, 2014

Friday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts


BY: Heather Day Gilbert

Last month, we looked at social media and personal ways to reach readers. This month, we're focusing more on paid advertisements and no-cost ways to get the word out on your novel.

As we did last time, I'll link to the contributing authors and their sites/books. Hopefully these posts will help as you make decisions on when to spend your bills...and when to "hold 'em." This series is by no means exhaustive, so if you've tried alternate ways of marketing/advertising, please comment below!


The consensus seemed to be to do as much or as little as you can afford . . .

Read the full article HERE!

If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:

  1. Hiring a Developmental Editor — Guest: Stacy Jerger | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  2. Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): 10 Tips for Writing About Law Enforcement
  3. QueryTracker Blog: Five Ways to Land an Agent
  4. SHAKESPEARE system for helping authors figure out self-publishing | The Passive Voice |
  5. BookMarketingBuzzBlog: Interview With Master Networker Susan RoAne
  6. 76+ Places to Submit Your Free KDP Select Promotion for Your Kindle eBook - Training Authors for Success
  7. Writability: How to Sprinkle Background Info into Your WIP
  8. 26 Creative Ways Brands Use Facebook Status Updates | Social Media Examiner
  9. Is Your Story's Tone Lying to Readers? - Helping Writers Become Authors
  10. Novel Rocket: You Gotta Know When to Hold 'Em: Marketing & Advertising for the Indie Author, Part Two
  11. Karen Woodward: A Four Act Structure
  12. How a Focused, Limited “Baby Edit” Can Help Improve A Writer’s Style | Creative Writing with the Crimson League
  13. Positive Negativity: What to Do When People Say Bad Things About You Online | Social Media Today
  14. Claude Nougat's Blog : Do Artists and Writers Have a "Duty of Care"?
  15. What Killed it for Me #2: Characters Who Aren't Endearing | WRITERS HELPING WRITERS
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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