You’ve just received the book layout, and the publisher says it’s ready to go to print. Awesome, you’re almost there. The book birthday is around the corner and…have you done your homework yet? What homework? All the stuff I spoke about in part one, two and three, remember? Facebook groups, social media Guest posts Reaching…Read more »
Are you still with me? Now your approximately nine months away from your book birthday. Hmmm, you start thinking about props for school visits and how to create crafts and activities to keep the kids busy. Meanwhile, your social media following is growing. Yay! You’re getting the hang of it. By now you have a…Read more »
If you haven’t read Part One yet, click here. In my opinion, when you’re on social media sharing your experiences and news or whatever, do not annoy the readers with ‘I’ve got this book coming out soon, and you can buy it here.’ You’ll scare them, and they won’t come back. Giphy credits. Be yourself,…Read more »
Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez and Ciara O’Neal are hosting a writing contest this April! Remember the contest runs from April 17th to April 19th. Here’s my entry. Working title: Where Does the Rain Go? https://giphy.com/gifs/water-stream-flowing-wyUehgweohXIQ/links Rain, go away! The rain stopped, she jumped into a puddle and out came a bubble. Sherry was in trouble. Trapped…Read more »
I had the pleasure of personally meeting Vivian Kirkfield at the Bologna Book Fair. She shared tips and tricks about the publishing business with me. I left the fair inspired and confident, ready to submit my work to agents and publishers.