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It’s the topic every author seems to love to hate: self-promotion. Sharing our work on social media, pitching ourselves to podcasts and reaching out to friends and colleagues to ask them to boost us up in various ways can feel hard—but it shouldn’t. It’s part...

  When your book launches, you want to meet your readers where they are: anywhere people are talking about—or better yet, buying—books. Of course we want to support our local Indies (that’s why the links here are all to Bookshop.org)—but if there are readers on Amazon,...

  Instagram—to me (KJ) it’s the most fun of the available social media platforms, but it’s also arguably the hardest one to get traction on, because people can’t share your posts (unless they use a sharing tool) and there’s no linking. So it can feel like...

  As social media gets even more crowded, a newsletter is an author’s most precious tool, and the best way to own your readership. But you have to be willing to put a salesperson’s hat on in order to engage your audience. Here are five ways...

  Haven’t heard of Bookbub yet? Well hustle over there, because it may just be the fastest growing publisher partner authors have these days. On the face of it, Bookbub is an email newsletter for bargain-priced ebooks. But don’t be fooled. Bookbub is also a big book...