RE: EDUCATING AUTHORS
The Book Deal blog by Alan Rinzler has a great piece on “The New Author Platform” – What You Need to Know. A must-read for authors navigating the online book world:http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/2011/07/25/the-new-author-platform-what-you-need-to-know/
You’re Not Alone: Famous author rejection letters – yep, they got them too, http://www.writersrelief.com/blog/2011/07/famous-author-rejection-letters/
Market your book using giveaways. Get some ideas – 12 in all – for giveaways that can generate some great exposure for your book: http://www.bookbuzzr.com/blog/book-marketing/12-ways-to-market-your-book-by-giving-away-free-stuff/
Emails are a valuable marketing tool, but getting them is not as simple as passing around a sheet of paper at an event. Learn how you can grow your list successfully: http://blog.marketingtipsforauthors.com/2009/02/golden-nugget-collect-e-mail-addresses_26.html
CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT – WRITERS DIGEST SHORT SHORT STORY
Deadline November 15, 2012 – $20 each submission. Find details in your Writers Digest magazine or visit http://www.writersdigest.com
Until next time – keep writing!!