Sunday, February 24, 2013
Recently, I was very surprised at the responses a fellow indie author (Nick) received to a poll he conducted on his Facebook page. It went something like this:
a. Video trailers help sell books
b. Video trailers don’t help sell books
c. What is a video trailer?
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#1 – I will try harder not to stab someone when they blurt out completely useless information while I’m trying to concentrate on my writing.
#2 – I’ve learned my lesson about creative license and won’t use “matters of homeland security” as an excuse not to have dental work done. I apologize to the nice men in suits who had to come all the way out to my house to, uh, interview me.
#3 – I won’t wait until October to kick it into gear this year. Books can be written in quarters one, two and three, not just Q4 in a ridiculous marathon sprint.
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Sunday, February 17, 2013
No, really, you’re not.
Go to WordPress or Blogspot or any place you can set up a free piece of the internet that will be yours. Grab the link that will be yours before someone else does. Need an example?
http://authorksbrooks.blogspot.com is mine. Put up a short and professional biography with a photo of yourself. Post random thoughts, if you want. Post book reviews you’ve written, if you want. Post something every once in a while just to make sure they don’t deactivate your blog for lack of use. There, see? You no longer “have nothing.”
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