Sandra Goroff is a veteran award-winning literary publicist with Reedsy. Over her illustrious 30-year (and counting) career, she has worked in-house at Houghton Mifflin and represented authors the likes of Clive Cussler, Maurice Sendak, Chris Van Allsburg, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, and former president Jimmy Carter. In this, her first guest post, Sandy will answer questions ... read more »
Nathan Bransford is the author of the Jacob Wonderbar series and How to Write a Novel, which NY Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs called “the best how-to-write-a-novel book I've read." He writes a popular blog on writing and publishing and is also available for book editing and consultations on Reedsy. In this guest post, Nathan explains his ... read more »
The basic idea of marketing a book is pretty straightforward: find out who likes your book, discover where they ‘live,’ then sell your book there and make them buy it. And when you’re publishing a children’s book, the principle is the same — with one exception. In the children’s book market, the target audience isn’t ... read more »
An optimized amazon book description is a critical part of turning potential readers into fans. In this post, we’ve condensed the process — for both fiction and non-fiction authors — into three steps. Head inside to find out what they are.
Learn how to write an author bio that tells readers: who you are, what you write, why readers should trust you, and how you stand out from other writers. This definitive guide includes tips from top professional marketers and an author bio template for your easy reference.
Publicity is a commonly misunderstood side of book marketing — it's often assumed that a publicists job is to get reviews and interviews. But this is just the tip of your book publicity plan — there is so much more a book's launch team needs to do, according to this new post from publicist Coleen ... read more »