Thought I’d share this informative post with all of you on what to do when marketing your books. Written by Author Cherley Grogg on the Writing Wranglers and Warriors site, I hope it will help us all!
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If you have no backing from a big publisher, it’s harder to set up a book tour.
What do you want? Define your goals. Are you trying to sell X number of books? Or do you want to build a platform and make contacts? Will you read from your books or have you written something else to read? Or will you just interact with the folks?How far will you want to go. Less than a hundred miles from your home or more?
The famous Shah Mohammed Bookstore, the one from the „Bookseller of Kabul“ by Asne Seierstad. Strange selection of very expensive books. I bought second hand „Nachtzug nach Lissabon“ for 9 USD. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
- Set up potential contacts. Perhaps Facebook friends or writing group contacts can help you out.
- See where other authors have read on their tours. How have they set…
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