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    Book Marketing, How to Promote a Book

    Thanks to technological advances, marketing yourself and your work can be done for pennies (and often for free). The hardest part is knowing where to start and what avenues have the most value to you as a writer. In this section, you’ll get marketing advice and tips to how to promote a book and help you build your brand as a writer.

    Why I Published 4 Novels in 6 Months

    Hi, WD community! Today we’re sharing a guest post from J.E. Fishman, a former editor and literary agent turned author. He has penned Dynamite: A Concise History of the NYPD Bomb Squad and … Read more

    Take Your Author Website to the Next Level

    Is your online home ready for visitors—say, editors, agents and your future fans? Tidy up your digital den with our blueprint for success. Read more

    Marketing Essentials Every Writer Should Know About

    Author and marketing guru (and former WD columnist) MJ Rose capped the day of ThrillerFest sessions off with “Buzz Your Book: And the New Reality.” So what’s the new reality? Rose explains, and gives the 411 on an modern marketing essentials. Read more

    3 Reasons Why Some Books Never Sell

    Why isn’t my book selling better than I expected? I hear this question on a regular basis from authors across America. There is no easy answer. However, there are a few ways to identify the root problem. Above all, if you’ve written a book that isn’t selling well, don’t blame the public. The market doesn’t lie. Millions of books are purchased every day. In contrast, if your book is struggling to sell, the problem is usually associated with one or more of the following issues … Read more

    How to Avoid 10 Common Conference Mistakes That Most Writers Make

    10 top conference organizers reveal the 10 common pitfalls they most often see writers tumbling into—and how to avoid them. Read more

    50 Simple Ways to Build Your Platform in 5 Minutes a Day

    If you’re the kind of writer who prefers being read and selling your work as opposed to being an unknown starving writer (who doesn’t?), here are 50 quick, simple ways to launch your platform into action and climb your way to success. Read more

    Monday Marketing Tip from Rob Eagar

    By Rob Eagar, author of Sell Your Book Like Wildfire (Spring 2012, Writer’s Digest Books) Recently, college football fans were treated to an amazing game as Michigan State upset highly-ranked Wisconsin on the … Read more