Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

Author of Lockdown1. What inspired you to write your book? I read a lot of zombie, horror themed books before writing my own, and I quickly realised that all of the main characters had at least some of the skills needed to survive horrific situations. I decided to write Lockdown, [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
Terry Pratchett. Photo By Luigi Novi
Tell me, what is the unique, compelling story your product tells in the market place? What magic does it possess that customers simply cannot get anywhere else? Anything? Nothing at all? Most marketers dive for cover when I ask this question because they know that while their product might be of good quality, it’s pretty much [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016
Jonathan Gunson
Promote-Thine-Book
I have a confession to make. Most author websites irritate me. I read a lot of books and the primary reason I visit an author’s website is to check on the progress of their current Work In Progress. Not a single author website (other than Brandon Sanderson’s) had a progress bar showing the [...]
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
Author Media
Funny Book Tweets
Here are a few funny tweets about books, authors, and poetry that you can retweet. Have fun retweeting! Somebody should tell Forrest Gump that on the back of the box of chocolates it tells you exactly what you’re going to get. — Avi @ilovepie84 Tell Forrest Gump that on the box of chocolates it [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
John Kremer
Lookee! I read what Emma Watson read & You Can Too!
My Life on the Road and Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles Lookee! I read what Emma Watson read & You Can Too! Gloria Steinem’s new memoir, A Life on the Road, surprised me. All I knew about Steinem was her role as an early and eloquent, no-nonsense spokesperson for feminism, and the [...]
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
Vickey Kall