OVER 75 GOOD IDEAS FOR PROMOTING YOUR BOOK
by Cindy Penn
The most obnoxious complaint I hear from writers is "my publisher
doesn't do enough to promote my book." Every time someone voices this
complaint, I ask what they are doing to promote their book themselves. I am
usually met with a shocked stare. Writers write, why should they promote? Not
only why, but how writers can promote their work is answered in Patricia Fry's
OVER 75 GOOD IDEAS FOR PROMOTING YOUR BOOK.
Fry has been marketing her own books for over twenty years. From the basics
of book promotion, to mailing lists and web sites, Fry presents clear concise
techniques for any author to find comfortable, successful methods for
publicizing their books. Indeed, tips on topics such as book signings and
promotional displays will motivate the most disheartened author to sell their
One of the most successful methods that Fry describes, that of writing a
column, I have observed first hand. Several authors have joined WordWeaving
over this past year for permanent or temporary columns, allowing them to
increase their name recognition exponentially.
OVER 75 GOOD IDEAS FOR PROMOTING YOUR BOOK is an immensely practical guide
filled with useful suggestions and tips that authors will find themselves
returning to again and again. Fry's seasoned advice, crisp presentation, and
practical approach wins my high recommendation.
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