By Guest Author, Charles S. Weinblatt What marketing tasks must you accomplish as the author? Because of the changing nature of the publishing world and the revolution in electronic book purchasing, your book must be known throughout the digital world. This is where the author must work hard for success. Viral marketing ideas: Viral marketing is … Continue reading SWEETEN SALES WITH EFFECTIVE MARKETING
Jacob’s Courage: A Holocaust Love Story BY CHARLES S. WEINBLATT Find & buy on In Austria in 1939, young Jacob Silverman and Rachael Goldberg are in love. Jacob plans to go on to college. Then tragedy strikes as Hitler’s army invades Austria. All the Jews are forced to live in a decrepit ghetto. Soon they are … Continue reading Historical Novel Society, 2018: “This is one of my favorite books this year.”
Reprinted with permission from The Greatest Escapist. "I'm a proud Clevelander, an incurable writer, an unabashed liberal, a neurotic Jew, & a chronic, unapologetic oversharer. I've been sharing my stories here since 2007." I love when people think that writing is my full-time job, but alas, it isn't. I work a 9-to-5 (OK, more like … Continue reading 7 TIPS FROM A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST FOR STRENGTHENING YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE
CW: Tell us about yourself. SR: My name is Sara Ridley and I live in a small outback town in remote Australia. I have self-published four novels and own a blog, Life Of A Storyteller (http://www.lifeofastoryteller.com/), dedicated to helping aspiring authors write, publish and market their novels. When I am not typing away … Continue reading Interview with Australian Author/Novelist Sara Ridley
Book Publishing Blunders of First Time Authors Author, book publishing expert, and coach Judith Briles (AKA The Book Shepherd) joined our February #BBchat Twitter Chat to discuss book publishing blunders of first-time authors. Judith Briles is an innovative and creative writing coach, book coach, and how-to-get-published expert who can assist you with your book and … Continue reading
Being published as an unknown author is not terribly difficult if you write non-fiction and you are a known subject matter expert. Your fame represents your non-fiction author platform. For non-fiction, you might not have much trouble selling plenty of copies on your own as a self-published or POD author. You hire a good editor, … Continue reading How to Become Trade-Published as a Novice Fiction Author
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