How Do New Authors Get Book Reviews?

How Do New Authors Get Book Reviews?

We can cut to the chase: There is no magic answer. Reviews for any book—from a new author or one who has published a hundred books—traditionally published or self-published, come from 3 sources: Contacts: people the author can contact. Money: from the author’s...

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Book Reviews-Your Number One Key to Successful Marketing

Book Reviews-Your Number One Key to Successful Marketing

I was honored to be the featured speaker for the Diamond Valley Writers' Guild on March 23, 2019. I was recommended by IBPA CEO Angela Bole to speak on the topic of book reviews. Topics included: How important are reviews to the success of your book?How do you get...

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Write Your Book in a Flash by Dan Janal

Write Your Book in a Flash by Dan Janal

There is no shortage of books to help fiction writers, from Bird by Bird and On Writing to the “Snowflake Method” and 5,000 Words Per Hour. But there doesn’t seem to be as many quality books about writing nonfiction and fewer still that treat the topic so...

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How to Use NetGalley to Get Self-Published Book Reviews

How to Use NetGalley to Get Self-Published Book Reviews

Show me an author who isn’t eager—even desperate—for book reviews, and I’ll show you an author who doesn’t have a clue about book marketing. This post covers one of the most established (and authentic) methods of securing reviews: tapping the NetGalley community of...

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