All posts tagged: book marketing

Authors! Market That Book!

Are you kidding me? I just finished writing, editing, and putting this baby to bed!   Now that the publishing world has drastically changed from whirlwind, cross country, all expenses paid book tours, to a “no” marketing plan, authors are on their own.  Not only do they have to research and write the book, edit and get it just right, now they must blog about it, gather followers on all the social media sites, and, if lucky, get in the door of a bookstore to sell it and have a signing event.  On top of trying to carve out time to write, this could put any good person over the edge! 1. Take a step back Okay, so authors weren’t meant to be marketers, but somehow they are now thrust into that position, so let’s make the best of it. There’s work to be done, just when the hard work of the book writing has finished.  No time to breathe?  Get ready for a new ride! Don’t let the momentum stop, or the mountain look …

Jeff Mudgett, Bloodstains, ImaginePublicity

Jeff Mudgett, Author of BLOODSTAINS Talks to San Diego Writer’s Group

Two years ago when BLOODSTAINS  was first published, author Jeff Mudgett was invited to speak to a writer’s organization in San Diego, Go, Be, Write, who meet to inspire and socialize with writers, editors, agents and other professionals in the business. Jeff Mudgett has been extended yet another invitation by the group to be held on Saturday, May 25 at Balboa Park in San Diego. This group is not for the faint of heart, nor for the dabblers. If you’re a novice, this group will give you the knowledge to become a professional writer. If you’re a professional writer, the seminars about every aspect of being a professional writer will inspire you.  http://www.meetup.com/GoBeWrite/ Since his first visit BLOODSTAINS  has become a best seller on Amazon Kindle, has sold a successful amount of print copies, and soon will be available in audio format. BLOODSTAINS has also recently been optioned by a Hollywood studio as a major film.  Mudgett will share with the audience his experiences of self-publishing and marketing a successful book in today’s volatile publishing industry. …