When considering how to market your self-published books, it’s worth considering the consumer. In this article, Kristine Kathryn Rusch discusses some creative ways of marketing music in the past and how they can be used by self-publishers to market their books.
From Kristine Kathryn Rusch: “Normally when I have blog with this title, I’m discussing the choices writers make in this new world of publishing. But this blog is different. This blog is about consumer choice…”
Source: It’s Up To You
Here is an interesting and well worth reading article about publishing trends posted by author Nicholas Rossis:
“Chloe of the Written Word Media published recently 10 trends in publishing that are of interest to every author – particularly Indie ones…”
Source (click to read the full article): 10 Trends in Publishing You Need to Know
Don’t just write. Write better! And this list of 20 websites can help.
Source: The Writer’s 2016 Guide to Better Writing
This is an interesting article that might be of interest to anyone considering traditional publishing. The site on which it appears, The Writing Platform, is a free online resource for writers that may be worth checking out.
Below, then, is the beginning of the article. Click on the source link below to read the full article.
I have been asked to talk to the state of the author in traditional publishing but I must say that I do not recognise the dichotomy. The SoA represents about 9,500 authors. They write in vastly different genres and vastly different media: from novelists to textbook writers, from poets to ghost writers, from broadcasters to academics, from illustrators to translators, from spoken word artists to journalists. Some are traditionally published, some are self published, some are hybrids and some don’t publish in any traditional sense. What they have in common is that they are PROFESSIONAL authors.
Source: The State of the Author – The Writing Platform