Recommended Resources for Using Goodreads

Goodreads is a social network based around books. Think of it like Facebook, except it is specifically for people who care about (and write) books. In other words, if you’re an author, it’s critically important. Goodreads has over 5 million users and is in the top 500 most-viewed sites in the world, making it the

How to Write Your Author Bio

Unless you’re one of the few household name authors (Steven King, JK Rowling, Malcolm Gladwell), then you have to assume that most of the people thinking about buying your book will not know who you are. So how do they going learn about you? The author bio that’s on your book, your Amazon page, and

How to Title a Book

Your book title is probably the most important marketing decision you make about your book. Shockingly, there is little good guidance out there on the right way to think about finding your book title. The few books or blogs that address this decision offer trite (go with your gut), superficial (browse bookstores for ideas) or

Recommended Resources For Creating A Press Kit

Press Kits (also known as Media Kits) are one of the things that many authors find intimidating, but really aren’t that complicated. Essentially, a press kit is any collection of information that might be useful to someone in the press looking to cover your book. That’s it. However, they generally have a pretty standard structure