Writing groups can serve multiple purposes: to share craft advice and writing experiences and to increase visibility of authors’ books. A writer can never predict how quickly her book will take off after the launch, and having a group of writers who share the book will create a better chance for ongoing visibility.
Author: Katrina Byrd
Going Viral: Marketing and Promotion in the Digital Age
It is difficult to quantify the value of social media. Even though you can track the number of people reached or how many people viewed something, it is difficult to quantify the building of relationships.
The Secret to Successful Author Events
Professionalism is the key to making your event a success. In addition to arriving on time and prepared to connect with the audience, every author should have a press kit, a promotion plan and prepared talking points.
Q&A with Steve Kistulentz on the Business of Writing
Steve Kistulentz, novelist and poet, is the director of the Graduate Program at Saint Leo University. He shares what he considers vital to managing a successful writing business.
Q&A with Mary Miller on the Business of Writing
Mary Miller, a professor and fiction writer, shares submissions advice for emerging writers.
Q&A with Kendall Dunkelberg on the Business of Writing
Kendall Dunkelberg is the director of the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Mississippi University for Women. He discusses how he prepares his students for the business side of the writing life.
Q&A with Beth Ann Fennelly on the Business of Writing
Beth Ann Fennelly, poet and novelist, briefly discusses her experience with the business side of writing.