Break these Genre Rules at Your Own Risk How important is identifying your genre? Authors who are ambiguous in identifying their genre, or don’t do it correctly, can run into problems when pitching their manuscript to an agent or publisher. We’re here to nip that in the bud and keep you from breaking genre rules.
Are you getting ready to launch your book? Excellent! One of the most important pieces of advice I give to authors is to start at least three months in advance. I caution you to break this rule at your own risk. Let me tell you why. There are several elements involved in the launch of
The 7 Must-Dos for Your Holiday Book Marketing Authors, get ready! The holiday gift-giving season is approaching fast. Do you have your book marketing plan in place? While you may be enjoying the final days of warm weather, don’t forget the importance of planning now for the holiday season. Whether you are launching your book
You probably already know that one of the most trusted and effective types of marketing is reviews. Think about it: When you want to find a restaurant, you peruse the reviews on Yelp first, or maybe ask friends on Facebook for a recommendation. You do this because you trust others’ opinions more than a popup ad or
As an author, book publisher, or business owner, do you need to hire an advertising, PR, or book marketing agency? Here are the top reasons why, as a book marketer who has worked for both small and big companies, I believe smaller is better when it comes to finding creative, scrappy book marketing or advertising
Until the beginning of 2023, authors and creative minds consistently held the belief that machine learning and creativity were incompatible. The conviction remained that as long as one infused their writing with genuine human emotion and passion, their uniquely crafted and eloquent words would always remain uniquely human. During a presentation at The Relatable Voice
Do you struggle with creating writing that fulfills your passion as opposed to that which fills your pocketbook? Are you in a conundrum about which path to follow? Or can you make these seemingly parallel roads converge? With over two decades in marketing, branding, and PR, particularly focusing on writers who are both creative and
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