How Twitter Can Help Your Write and Market Your Novel

Twitter is a brilliant resource for sharing your articles and gaining followers. There are various techniques you can use, which I have spoken about before.  If you are a fiction writer, however, many of these techniques may not be effective. One technique I discovered is to create an account for one of your fictional characters. Many years ago I started writing a vampire novel. At present, it is only halfway through. The lead character is a vampire named Raylon who was part of an experiment. It was this character I used for my Twitter account. This is a method that would work on Twitter and Instagram. I have only done this on Twitter. Instagram, however, welcomes this approach. There is even an option on a business account to be a fictional character.

Five Proven Ways to Increase Your Readers

As professionals we can’t sit and think, I want new readers if we are not prepared to discover new writers. Last week I read a comment on one of my Facebook groups that asked: How do we increase our readership if all the groups are filled with the same people? It is a brilliant question. Within the groups I belong, the same group of names are always there. Not that this is a bad thing as I love the writers I interact with, in these groups. But, how do we get new people to see our work, especially as Medium is not great at pushing articles forward?

My Headlines are Awful — This is the Worse One Ever.

Five tips to attract more readers with a killer headline Writing a killer headline will help you get your blog noticed. That is what all the advice says. It is true it will. Some writers are amazing at this, I suck big time. My stats tell me that when people read my posts they like them. I just can’t get them to click on the post. So I started on a quest to read as much as I could and improve my headlines. Let’s go on this journey together, here are the five most important tricks I learnt.

Why I Build a Writing Community Not an Email List

Many authors say email lists are essential to promote their writing, I disagree. There was a large number of writers on Medium, promoting the use of email subscriptions. I tried to start two separate email subscription lists and failed both times. I say failed I got 5 subscribers. I devoured all the posts on how … Continue reading Why I Build a Writing Community Not an Email List

How to Take Part in a Virtual Book Tour Increasing Your Book Sales

Whether you’re a writer looking for the exposure or a blogger looking for FREE books. Virtual book tours can help you Have a glass of wine, or beer if you prefer, you have finished writing your novel. You now need to raise awareness and create hype to sell it.  A Virtual Book Tour can do this … Continue reading How to Take Part in a Virtual Book Tour Increasing Your Book Sales