Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Go maketh a plan

Every novelist must do something to promote his or her own work. That much is obvious. However, as pointed out by mystery author J.A. Konrath (yes, this blog is slowly turning into a fan site), it is not enough to just go out there and do something:
You must start with a plan. And the plan must be carefully thought-out, with goals more specific than "sell some books."
He details a series of common approaches that rarely work for authors -- and suggests ways to make them work.

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Do Something
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at StudioWell.com. Watch the trailer on YouTube.