Are you using Pinterest, Mr. Author?

It’s become a cliché now to say that writing is only a small part of the author’s job. There is so much to do in the realm of marketing, branding and so on, that one sometimes winders if more time is spent on these activities than on the core activity of writing itself.  I can’t recall who led me to starting an author page on Pinterest. I am sorry I have forgotten your name but I can’t forget to thank you for your idea. Continue reading “Are you using Pinterest, Mr. Author?”

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Is Your First Book Getting Published?

If you think you can sit back and relax now that your precious book has been sent off to the publishers, you are in for a major surprise. The more difficult part of selling the book kicks in right now. There is so much that you need to do as the author. If you are an author waiting for your first book to be published, have a look at Terry Cordingley’s post ” Five Things You Should Do Before Your Book Is Released.” It contains some basic yet crucial steps which you cannot afford to ignore.

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