Disclosure: I work for a marketing firm. While I have no formal education in marketing or business and would never claim to be an “expert”, working in online marketing for two companies over the last four years has taught me a lot. This series will explore the marketing strategies I will use to promote my upcoming novel.
About two months ago I discussed social media marketing in this space, and how I have been applying basic rules for promoting my author brand on social media to my own Facebook page.
In that post, I provided four basic tips to running a successful marketing campaign through social media and shared my own experiences thus far with building an organic following. Continue reading The Key to Social Media Marketing
A map reminds us
not where we have been, but where
we have yet to go.
In my quest to achieve 60,000 words total for Manuscript: Beta last night, I nearly forgot to put together a post for today. Well, here it is. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Brief Last-Minute Update!
I have talked about my upcoming novel, The Warden of Everfeld: Memento, in mostly vague terms to this point. That is largely by design.
I tend to hold my own dreams and aspirations near and dear to my heart until I feel like I’m ready to express them to people beyond my most inner circle. But, I think it’s time I actually begin sharing some of the world-building I have been doing over the last several years. Continue reading Úr’Dan: Exploring the Alternate Universe
The desktop freezes,
and yet the mouse moves freely,
alive but trapped.
Writing took a bit of a halt this week, but not entirely for the wrong reasons. I spent a few days talking with one of my alpha readers and going through the next phase of my manuscript — phase 2. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: When People Actually Support Your Writing
I think the best stories come to us in the most interesting ways. Yet again, I have encountered an author and a world in the most unexpected of places. I first saw Parabolis in an imgur post a couple years ago. I bought the book immediately. I regret that it took me this long to read.
Continue reading PARABOLIS Review: Engaging the Audience in Layers
As promised, here is the link to my short story, “Wolf’s Moon Night”, which was published today on FiveOnTheFifth.com:
Thank you to Five on the Fifth for accepting and publishing my story! Continue reading My Short Story is Live! – “Wolf’s Moon Night”
that another thought my work
worthy of sharing.
Author’s Note: My short story “Wolf’s Moon Night” is being published today on FiveOnTheFifth.com. I will post the URL as soon as I see it live!
I did not come into Manuscript: Beta intending to rewrite entire sections, entire chapters, or even entire characters. I thought it would simply be a matter of using the foundation I had with Manuscript: Alpha to write a more polished story. Continue reading Friday Write Day: Revisions Phase 2