Cue the violin music, thing's are about to get emotional.
One of my writer buddies has been receiving rejections from the Big 5 Publishers. After spending three years on her book. Plus a huge amount of time and $$$ on writing classes, submissions, hone your craft stuff, platform building, networking, and pow-pows with literary agents. Her agent says, 'Don't give up hope' but she's now somewhere between disappointed and hopeful. More than disappointed. She feels rejected.
I'm here to share how to...
Here's what I've been reading:
I wrote last week about reading book 1 of Robert Bryndza's thriller series, The Girl in the Ice and rounded off my fangirl rave saying I'd be back on memoirs for this week...View More
Here’s what I’ve been reading:
Mysteries this week. I love a gripping mystery as the days grow shorter (it's now dark at 3:25pm in Stockholm! and only mid-November) because mysteries come in a spectrum from cozy humorous right over to scary-as-hell thriller. The two I've read this week are poles apart. Light and dark.
Lacey Luzzi: Sprinkled by USA Today bestselling author Gina LaMamma is a cozy mystery series starring Lacey Luzzi, whose mom was a stripper and grandpa is a Mafia don....
Have you considered hosting a Facebook event to promote yourself as an author?
8 author buddies and I did just that.
Today I'm sharing how we did it and 8 essential steps for hosting a wildly successful FB book event.
This happened last spring, but our event is still on FB so you can scroll through the amazing posts: Escape to France: Travel Tips from Authors Living in France. To be honest, some sort of magic happened during our event. It wasn't a shouty-grab-my-book-NOW...