Building Book Buzz: An Interview with Jody Hedlund

EPISODE 250I Welcome to the 250th episode of the show! Today’s guest is Jody Hedlund, author of the new Come Back to Me, a time crossing historical romance. Jody tells us a little about her new series and then jumps into how she creates buzz for her books. Her ideas will work for both traditionally…

Writing News You Can Use

EPISODE 193 Today’s episode is a round-up of lots of interesting and fun information I’ve found that might help your writing career, your motivation, your creativity, and your overall sense of well-being as we keep working in our homes (whether we want to or not). I also talked about the new book I’m working on,…

Self Publishing 101: An Interview with James Blatch

EPISODE 189I Today’s guest is James Blatch from Mark Dawson’s Self Publishing Formula talking to us about one of their online classes that’s open just a couple more days from when this episode goes live on April 2, 2020. I’m a student in both of Mark’s courses, Self Publishing 101 and Advertising for Authors. I…

025T – Loving Your Readers Via Personal Contact

Episode 025T Loving Your Readers Via Personal Contact

In this second of two parts, I talk about ways to show your readers some love – because it’s near Valentine’s Day! 😀  You can: Ask their opinion, create a survey Offer a free autographed book to a random winner of those who answered the survey Ask if readers want to be on your beta…

022T – Loving Your Readers Via a Newsletter

Episode 022T Loving Your Readers Via a Newsletter

Since it’s nearly Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be fun to talk about how to show the love to your readers over the next two weeks. I always suggest creating and consistently sending out a newsletter, but many people struggle with what to say. Here are a few ideas: Offer a free ebook or…