Tag: readers

  • Writers, are you a part of the reading community?

    Writers need to be a part of the wider reading community, not just the writing community. Yes, you need to do it as part of your book marketing, but it’s also a way to widen your outlook about literature in general. I recently judged the state level of the Letters about Literature writing contest for […]

  • Marketing Strategies: Who, Access, Willing?

    DA wrote to ask for help in developing a proposal to send to an agent. As part of the fiction package, the agent was asking for this information. “Marketing strategies (what will you do to sell your book in cooperation with the publisher?) Increasingly, fiction and non-fiction authors are encouraged to promote their novels themselves […]

  • Promotion Wednesday: Funky Ducks Newsletter

    Critiques lead to Zine Guest post by Anne Marie Pace The members of our critique group, The Funky Ducklings, had known each other online for years, but July, 2008, was the first time most of us were able to meet in real-life. After a year of planning, we finally came together with some other writer […]