Publicity and Marketing

Publicity – what to expect as a new author

I had some great suggestions for blog posts this week from the lovely Book Connectors Facebook group - thank you everybody for commenting! It was really interesting to see some of the questions people were wondering about, and I want to do my best to try to answer some of them in the next few… Continue reading Publicity – what to expect as a new author

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That two week feeling…

Yesterday, someone asked me if I was feeling happy about how my first book,Β The Doll House, is doing. 'I don't know,' I replied, and I wasn't trying to be evasive or modest or cagey or any of those things, I just really found it hard to explain how I am feeling two weeks after the… Continue reading That two week feeling…

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The importance of covers in commercial fiction

In commercial fiction, the importance of book covers cannot be underestimated. Think about it – you’re walking through a bookshop, and what do you immediately see? Jacket after jacket, all clamouring for your attention like over-excited puppies in a pet shop (with less yapping). Covers are the main selling point for retailers, and the absolute… Continue reading The importance of covers in commercial fiction