Monday 13 May 2013

"How to Sell More Books: Diversify"

Cover image of book promotion handbook, "Sell More Books!"
It's an honour today to be a guest on Debbie Young's blog Off the Shelf Book Promotions where she and I talk about how to sell more books, and a little about my latest craft book, Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell.

"One way to raise your profile as a writer is to diversify, especially if you are self-publishing your work or being published by a small independent press. As I’ve said in a previous post, the best way to sell more books is to write more books – but that doesn’t mean you should focus solely on writing those books. It’s also worth seeking other ways in which to get your name before readers. This is especially true for self-published and independently published writers, who do not have the presence or clout of a big name publishing house behind them." ... READ MORE HERE

Let's talk at Debbie's. Hope to see you there! 


“I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it.” ~John Mellencamp

“Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace” ~Judith S. Marin

“I don't ever try to make a serious social comment.” ~Paul McCartney

“I'd make a comment at a meeting and nobody would even acknowledge me. Then some man would say the same thing and they'd all nod.” ~Charlotte Bunch

“Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth.” ~Sally Kirkland

“We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness.” ~Katherine Harris