Daily life can get busy. With kids, work, writing, houses to clean, bills to pay, spouses, friends, the list can go on, it can get hard to make time for things like book promotion. A large part of our day here at FyreSyde is seeking out new ways to help promote our authors. We understand … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 8: How to Make Time for Book Promotion by Pauline Wiles
Authors, whether we like it or not, we are a brand. As a part of NaNoProMo, CStreetlights offers three reasons why branding yourself shouldn't drive you insane.
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
Day 3 of NaNoProMo is all about pitching, written by our own Blaise Ramsay. Pitching can be daunting, especially when you're not sure what constitutes as a strong pitch. Maybe you're not sure what an elevator pitch is or how a pitch is different from a query letter. Check out the full article. Pitching: What … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 3: Pitching: What You Need to Know Now by Blaise Ramsay
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
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!