Marketing can be daunting if you don't know what you're doing. Trust us, we've been there. We know how you feel. Breaking it down into a marketing plan can help ease some of strain, especially for Indie and self-published authors. Here's the kicker, bashing people over the brain with "buy my book" tweets is NOT … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 12: How to Make Your Book Marketing Plan a Success by Maureen Joyce Connolly
So many times, we receive questions about what it means when we say that the author is a brand, not a book. We have written on this in the past but are pleased to see it brought back up as a part of NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson). Authors, whether you want to admit it … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 11: Why Writing Your Truth Is an Effective Marketing Strategy by Jackie Cioffa
Marketing can be as intimidating as public speaking. However, the hard truth is, even if you choose to go the traditional publishing route, you are still your best marketing tool. While some publishers will do their best to make sure you and your book get adequate coverage, we can't do it all. FyreSyde strives to … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 5: 20 Quick Book Marketing Ideas You Can Do Now! by MixtusMedia
Ah, publicity. The word every author dreams of when it comes to their title and their name. How good would it feel to be the next JK Rowling, Stephen King, Jim Butcher or Stephanie Meyer? Probably pretty good. Unfortunately, in today's market, that's not going to happen. BUT! That doesn't mean an author can't get … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 4: This Is How To Get Easy Author Publicity by SmartAuthors
NaNoProMo by BadRedHeadMedia is upon us. Throughout the month of May, FyreSyde will endeavor to keep you up to date on this amazing event hosted by Rachel Thomson, a leading name in the publishing industry. Day 1 revolves around why you should be running your writing like a business by Leigh Shulman. Due to the … Continue reading NaNoProMo: Ten Reasons You Need to Run Your Writing Like a Business by Leigh Shulman
Congratulations, you've made it to week 3. We've got your story, mind-mapped, and now we're ready for outlining. A question you might have is: With all the methods out there, which is right for me? Well, look no further, in part 3 of Preptober, we break down three popular methods for outlining trusted by many authors in the industry. We welcome you to take a look!
Here we are on part two of Preptober, the series. You have your story, you're ready to begin the next phase: plotting. Then you hit another brick wall. With all the methods out there, how can you decide? Do you mindmap first and then outline? Do you outline at all? If you do, what method feels right for you? You're not alone friend. Join us for part 2 of the preptober series where we look into and hopefully have the answers to your questions!