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Author Interview: Mike Rothmiller author of TRUE CRIME CHRONICLES, VOL. 1&2

 Imagine yourself as the crime reporter of the day publishing the latest information about the most gruesome crimes of the time.

TRUE CRIME CHRONICLES, Vols 1&2 published by WildBlue press is a collection of news articles representing the most colorful crime stories of the day. Author Mike Rothmiller curated these works of journalism with astonishing stories that will take the reader back to when these horrific tales mesmerized a nation.

3 Easy Steps to Support your Favorite Author

While hosting a podcast with authors from WildBlue Press, it’s clear that there are easy ways to support authors and their books. Interviewing seasoned best-selling authors indicates that no matter what level of success they have achieved, they are always under the reader’s influence. So how much clout do you think you have as a reader of books? If you’re a reader, you are the reason that writers write! Don’t just read a book, put it away, or give it to your friends. Savor the moments it took to bring the story to you in the first place and help support the author that gave you hours of pleasure. Step #1 Buy! No matter what format your favorite is, there are several ways to buy the book. If you prefer a hard copy, buy from an online bookseller like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or, better yet, directly from indie publishers like WildBlue Press. Most authors will offer signed copies directly from their websites to add to your collection. Local bookstores may carry books by your favorite author, …

Author marketing

Authors, Can You Market Your Book?

Are you kidding me? I just finished writing, editing, and putting this baby to bed! The publishing world has evolved from a whirlwind, cross country, all expenses paid book tours to a “no” marketing plan. Authors are on their own. Not only do authors research and write books, edit for publishing, now they must establish their digital presence, gather followers on social media sites, and get their book in the door of bookstores. On top of trying to carve out time to write, this could put any author over the edge! Let’s examine some of the things authors should be thinking about when activating a book marketing plan. 1. Take a step back Authors weren’t meant to be marketers but are thrust into that position after the hard work and pleasure of writing your book has come to “the end.” There’s no time to breathe until you get ready for a new ride…..marketing the book! TIP…  When you complete your book take a step back, but don’t let the momentum stop. It’s the most critical …