Strategies, tools, tips, and techniques to help you master the art of fiction writing

How to Use TikTok to Build Your Audience book launch marketing

As a writer, promoting your work may not seem as essential as actually writing, but growing your audience is just as important if you want your stories to reach people.

In our ever-changing media landscape, the older social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram—can still work...

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5 Tips for Self-Publishing Your Novel book launch marketing publishing self publishing

"Traditional publishing isn’t for everyone." Have you heard this advice before? Whether you’re a cross-genre author writing outside the mainstream, a hybrid author who prefers the control self-publishing offers, or a prolific author with the output and fanbase to succeed on your...

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5 Tips for Marketing Your Book marketing publishing

After working for months, or even years, on your novel, the moment you release it to the world will be the greatest time of your life. But whether you’re publishing independently or traditionally, you’ll find that the most discouraging response isn’t bad reviews or unwanted tags...

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What is a High-Concept Idea? brainstorming marketing

Have you ever heard a story idea so catchy that it grabs you with just a handful of words, despite the idea itself sounding almost too simple? Dinosaurs in a theme park escaping their enclosures. One day repeating over and over. Cinderella, but as a cyborg. These short descriptions of Jurassic...

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Write a Killer Logline for Your Novel marketing publishing querying

Have you ever been asked by a friend, “What’s your book about?” If you’re like most writers, you know what it’s like to feel tongue-tied after hearing this question. How could you possibly boil your magnificent book down to a handful of words? Worse still is when...

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