Here’s your new Indie Author Weekly Update. It was difficult to wean down the posts for this week’s roundup. There’s just so much great content out there for authors.
I start off with a post about NaNoWriMo since ’tis the season, right? Jane Friedman is publishing a lot of content lately and I especially liked the post by Gigi Rosenberg.
Actually, I hope you read all of the posts here. And don’t you love the image above? It’s definitely time to get our scarves out and enjoy hot cups of tea.
5 Tips to Help you Write a Novel in a Month by Joanna Penn: This month, Joanna Penn, will try to write a draft to her next novel this month. If you want to join her, read this post, which includes tips.
How to Be Taken Seriously as a Writer from Ryan Lanz: Here are some of his tips: write regularly and treat your writing as a job. He has more tip in the post.
Get Ready for Your Reading
A Game Plan for How to Nail Your Next Reading from Jane Friedman and by Gigi Rosenberg: How soon do you prepare for a reading? Gigi Rosenberg suggests that you start two weeks in advance. And on the day of the reading, take belly breaths.
Indie Author Marketing
How To Market Self-Published Poetry Books from Alliance of Independent Authors: I don’t know if Dalma Szentpaly mentions Instagram in this podcast but a lot of poets have found success on that platform.
How Indie Authors Can Approach the Media from the Alliance of Independent Authors and Ruth Badley: Ruth Badley is a freelance journalist so I trust her recommendations in this new post.
Quote of the Week
Online Book Marketing Strategies for Writers