The Best Way to Promote Your Book

...and four ways to use that tool

One of the hardest things about being an independent publisher is promoting yourself. I was talking to a friend at lunch today, and she was telling me how amazed she was by what I do–that writing an email is hard enough for her. She couldn’t imagine how I not only write, but I help others […]

Do You Test Your Manuscript?

Or...The Invention of the Yippee Party

Sometimes on Goodreads you might find authors looking for “Beta Readers.” These are people who read a second or third draft of a manuscript to look for content or flow issues. This is a good idea. It is a good way to get a reader’s input about your book. It’s also a good way to […]

I’m Socially Confused

Socially Confused……………. Dear Awesome Publishing Coach, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Goodreads, Youtube, Shelfari…there are so many social media outlets!!! How do I know which is the best? Signed, Socially Confused Dear Socially Confused, I don’t blame you, dear one, for being overwhelmed. While social media is a very important part of building your platform and gaining […]