As a new author, there are many things you can do to get more publicity. Things like talking about your book to anyone who will listen (especially those who will support your PR campaign!), getting clear on your message and how to tell your story, and what actually makes you different.
Tonight is the second webinar in the 10,000 Word Summer Book Challenge. Just by stepping up and saying they are writing their book, many of my writers are already creating new opportunities!
Actually, I could give you lots of examples of how my clients have created new opportunities – many before they’ve actually finished (and published) their books.
The act of stepping up creates new opportunities
- It helps you to realise how much you know, which builds your confidence.
- When you start to tell people about your book, they become interested in what you have to say.
- Your book will put you in a different league to your competitors, right from the moment you start to write it.
I recently held the book launch party for my fourth book, The Mouse That Roars: A Shy Girl’s Guide To Living Courageously.
You could say that I’m a seasoned hand now it’s my fourth book, but I like to mix things up and do things differently each time.
At the time of writing this blog post, I was deep in planning for the event, so thought that sharing a short checklist of 10 things that you need to have in place for your successful book launch would be useful! Continue reading