If you’re an author or an aspiring author, you may have been following my Writer Wednesday posts (though they have been sorely lacking lately, sorry…this Corona thing is kicking my butt) about writing and publishing MM romances. Well, things got a little too confusing, mixing stuff for my readers with things for other authors, so […]
Writing and Publishing MM Romances
How to Build an Author Brand
A term you’ll often come across in publishing is brand. But what do we mean when we talk about your author brand, and more importantly, how do you create an author brand? We’ll dig into that this week for Writer Wednesday.
When’s the Last Time You Tried Something New?
I’ve been traveling a lot the last few months. Too much, maybe, but I attended two events that were absolutely worth it. In both cases, I came back with pages full of notes, inspired to try new things. And I have. I’ve experimented with new ads, new marketing ideas, some approaches to writing I hadn’t […]
How to Work With a PA
After missing a number of weeks due to summer break, we’re back with our weekly posts for Writer Wednesday. Today’s topic is at the request of an author friend of mine, who asked me to share my experiences on how to work with a PA. I’ve had a PA (personal assistant) since pretty early on […]
The Rankings And Numbers You Should Track
In today’s post, I want to talk about how to measure your performance as an author. Now, I get that this may be a touchy subject because if you feel you’re not doing well or that you should be doing better, looking at the evidence may discourage you. But I’ve always been a firm believer […]
Collaborating With Another Author
Today, I’ll be answering a question from an author, who asked me to share a little about collaborating with another author on a book or series. As most of you will know, I co-write the Ballsy Boys series with K.M. (Kyleen) Neuhold, so I can share a little about that experience and talk about some […]
Pricing Strategy for Self Publishers
Let’s tackle a tricky topic this week: pricing strategy for self publishers. I’ll start with some general guidelines and then discuss some issues that may arise.
Managing Readers’ Expectations
I’m happy to be back with another Writer Wednesday post. This week, I wanna tackle a topic that’s been on my mind the last few weeks, managing readers’ expectations, and I’ll explain why.
Where To Start with Book Marketing
Maybe after reading this series on marketing and selling MM romances, you are both excited and overwhelmed about everything you feel like you have to do. That’s completely normal. When I started doing my research before launching my first book, I remember feeling desperate at times, like I would never master all these skills that […]
How to do an Effective Takeover in a Facebook Group
We’re still waist-deep in our series on Marketing and Selling MM romances. Make sure to catch all the previous posts, because I’ll keep referring to principles we discussed there. Today, we’ll be talking about how to do an effective takeover in a Facebook group.
Creating a Buzz Around Your Book
We’re still knee-deep (or maybe even hip-deep by now?) in our series on marketing and selling MM romances. Today, we’ll talk about creating a buzz around your book, but make sure to read the previous posts in this series first on the core principles of selling MM romances, cold sales, rule of seven, and networking […]
Networking with Other Authors Online
We’re still continuing our series on marketing and selling books in the MM romance genre. Make sure to check out the previous posts! Today, we’ll be talking about networking with other authors, and honestly, I can’t stress enough how crucial this is. If you want to be serious about a career in this genre, you […]