As writers we play the infinitely difficult Where’s Wally of reader spotting. But locating those pesky readers is more tortuous than tweezing your granddads nasal hair, and yet, it is THE most important thing we do.
As I draw nearer to handing my book to beta readers, the prospect of completing it, having to press publish and my labour of love subsequently disappearing into the utterly saturated Amazon rainforest of books, never to be seen again, is becoming frighteningly real.
In an attempt to prevent the only people buying my book being mumsy and wifeypoos, I read 3 marketing books last month:
Joanna Penn’s How to Market a Book
Nick Stephenson’s Supercharge Your Kindle Sales
And Tim Grahl’s Your First 1000 Copies
The whole point of my blog is to share what I learn on this sanity testing journey to authordom and what did I learn? Well, I’m resolute on the…
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