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Reaching Your Ideal Reader

Reaching Your Ideal Reader

Today I want to tell you about my friend Lila. She wrote a book for kids that was really beautiful. It had gorgeous illustrations from a wildly talented professional artist, she had a story that engaged children and shared a deeply personal – but somehow still universal – message. This book had everything going for it.

When I met Lila, she was trying to figure out how to market this book. As always, we sat down and talked about her ideal reader. It’s important to know your ideal audience when marketing your book and sometimes, your ideal audience isn’t the same as your ideal reader.

Author Spotlight: Emily Myers

Author Spotlight: Emily Myers

Emily A. Myers is a women’s fiction author and blogger living in Louisiana. Her fiction works seek to bring women’s issues to the forefront through realistic, flawed protagonists and authentic relationships. Emily also dedicates time to her blog which seeks to provide aspiring authors with the tools and advice they need to make their passion into a profession. Her debut novel, The Truth About Unspeakable Things, sets the tone for Emily’s future works as it follows a young woman’s journey through the dangerous pitfalls of adult relationships and the complexities of growing up. We’re excited to share our interview with you today!

Finding Women’s Power in Stories

Finding Women’s Power in Stories

Sometimes the stories women are telling fall into the category of nonfiction, while other times, women are using fiction as a way to tell powerful stories and open the door to important conversations. In both cases, these stories make us think and challenge the way we think about the world around us.

Author Spotlight: Mardine Perrins

Author Spotlight: Mardine Perrins

It’s 2168 and expiration dates have been a part of the human genome for the last hundred years. Society has grown accustomed to these birthmark dates, revealing the day you will expire. But suddenly, an exponential number of infants are being born across the globe...

Romance Subgenres: What You Need to Know

Romance Subgenres: What You Need to Know

You’ve always wanted to write a romance book, but as you’ve started researching, you realize, there’s a lot more than meets the eye. Maybe you’ve started connecting with other writers and when they ask what you write, you respond, “Romance” only to be asked: “what...

Why Authors Need an Email List

Why Authors Need an Email List

Karla sold over 1000 books in her recent launch, and we know that more than 50% came from her author email list. That’s the dream, right? To go headstrong out of the gates with a really solid performance. We have a lot of tools available to us as authors for marketing...

What worked really well in 2020

What worked really well in 2020

2020 certainly had its moments of frustration! I had such enormous plans for 2020. Like so many people, 2020 was going to be MY YEAR. I was finally going to burst forth from my chrysalis and sprinkle glitter and butterfly fairy dust all over the publishing world. And...

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Congrats! You're on the waiting list for our next Book Launch in a Box LIVE program. It's going to be amazing! We'll email you as soon as we're ready to open the doors. In the meantime, if you want to get started, you can do the self-paced version here: Book Launch in...