I’m a huge believer that you have to keep reading to be a better writer- and some of those books include books on writing- so today I figured I’d go into a few of the books I love most on writing, marketing, publishing, editing, and everything an author should know! This is going to be a few parts, because to be honest I don’t want to toss all of these books into just one post- it would be wayy too long. So, we’ll break it down. But let’s get stared!
Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 No-Cost, Low-Cost Weapons for Selling Your Work
Because the battle begins before a book even hits the selves, an author needs every weapon to get ahead of the competition. Guerrilla Marketing for Writers is packed with proven insights and advice, it details 100 “Classified secrets” that will help authors sell their work before and after it’s published. This life range of weapons-practical low-cost and no-cost marketing techniques-will help authors design a powerful strategy for strengthening their proposals, promoting their books, and maximizing their sales
The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises
Successfully starting and finishing a publishable novel is often like fighting a series of battles. You not only have to work hard to shape memorable characters, develop gripping plots, and craft dazzling dialogue, but you also have to fight against self-doubts and fears. And then there’s the challenge of learning to navigate the ever-changing publishing industry.
Crafting Dynamic Dialogue: The Complete Guide to Speaking, Conversing, Arguing, and Thinking in Fiction
Exceptional dialogue isn’t just important when writing fiction–it’s essential. In order to impress an agent or editor and keep readers turning pages, you need to deliver truly standout dialogue in every scene. Crafting Dynamic Dialogue will give you the techniques and examples you need to impress your readers.
Create Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author
In today’s world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear–author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career.
How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time
How to Blog a Book teaches you how to create a blog book with a well-honed and uniquely angled subject and targeted posts—and how to build the audience necessary to convince agents and publishers to make your blog into a book.