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Everyone says getting honest reviews is key to any book marketing strategy. But, it’s harder than it looks. The first review conundrum was the apathetic reader, who won’t review your book even though they really liked it. This review conundrum, … Continue reading
March’s Writer Cy starts a little series about one of the most important parts of marketing self-published works: getting reviews. It’s really a chicken and egg problem. To get reviews you need a ton of people to read your book … Continue reading
This month’s Writer Cy is about the hazards of writing. The writing life is not all fun and games, it has its pitfalls just like anything else.
Why would a woman in this day and age choose a pseudonym, especially a male-sounding (or anonymous) one? Why is J.K. Rowling “J.K.” instead of “Joanne”? Because books by men sell better. In fact, she had to borrow the “K.” … Continue reading
We live in an interesting age. It’s both easier and harder to be an author: easier because you can go straight to your audience, without the two levels of gatekeepers (agent and publisher); harder because so can everyone else.
Starting a new comic series: Writer Cy. This will be about the (mis)adventures of researching, writing, and self-publishing in today’s shifting climate. Stay tuned for more! If you’re wondering, yes, I am a triangle, and I do have a question … Continue reading