April 01, 2021

How to Sell Books by Strategically Engaging Readers (Infographic)

Reading Time: < 1 minuteIt’s one thing to write and publish a book, but figuring out how to sell books is a whole different ballgame.Reader engagement is what gives you longevity and it should be the driver for all of your book marketing. That is if your goal is to determine how to sell books along the way. But I’ll be honest, it’s also really hard, especially when you’re just starting out. So I’ve collected a few tips to inspire you, but really the key to book marketing isn’t doing everything, it’s doing what works for your genre and your...

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Writer’s Block: What Is It and How Can I Avoid It?

Ever get inspired to write a potential bestseller and ends up staring at a blank screen or paper for hours? That’s writer’s block. It’s a serious affliction that happens to all writers at some point in their creative process. Even legendary writers like Ernest Hemingway admitted to experiencing writer’s block too! In this post, we’re going to hand out some tips and tricks in overcoming writer’s block. A little disclaimer though: there are just some simple hacks we’ve tried over the years that worked for us. There is no scientific formula in fighting off a writer’s block. But hey, there’s...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 1, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday's most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict for $2.99 Conviction by Denise Mina for $2.99 The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben for $1.99 The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers for $1.99 The Power by Naomi Alderman for $3.99 The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton by $2.99 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne for $1.99 Go: A Coming of Age Novel by Kazuki Kaneshiro, translated by Takami Nieda for $0.99 Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant...

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Beyond London

I wanted to leave London ever since I got there at 26. Yep, I’m ashamed to admit it, but it’s true. For years I tried to fit in – to this new city and to this alien culture of London publishing – but it never felt like home. Mouldy basement flats, hour-long commutes, networking events where I felt like I’d missed the memo on how to communicate. Though, if I’m really honest, the main issue was that I didn’t find my people. Or rather I did, but they lived hours and three tube changes away.

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