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The BookBaby Spotlight podcast recently hosted Julie Beddingfield, owner and manager of Inkwood Books. Beddingfield shares her strategy for bookselling in the age of COVID as well as what she looks for and expects from authors who want her to sell their books.
You’ve written your book and completed the hard work of producing it. Now, it’s time to release it to the world. In other words, it’s time for a book launch party.
Toby Neal and Holly Robinson are professional writers, i.e. authors who earn their primary income from writing. Toby is predominantly self-published and Holly mostly traditional, and both have multiple novels and various writing credits to their names. They’re also friends. Earlier this year, both Toby and Holly launched new novels, and in this interview, we find that their strategies and experiences had many similarities – and notable differences.
How to Throw a Book Launch Party That Isn’t a Waste of Time 2. The Ultimate Book Signing Checklist for Authors 3. How to Throw a Memorable Book Launch Party
- The Ultimate Book Signing Checklist for Authors
- How to Throw a Book Launch Party That Isn't a Waste of Time
- Anatomy of a Book Signing]
1. Magnify your personality —We're all different. Some of us are confident and charismatic. Some of us are introverted and...
You've hustled and set up a book signing, reading, speaking opportunity, or tour. You've worked on your delivery, your timing, your tone. And during the event-- you nailed it! Congratulations. The hard part is over. But how do you make sure that the energy you've put into your booking, your preparation, and your "performance" comes back to you?
7 Ways to Make Lasting Connections After Your Book Reading1) Cover the basics- If your audience has responded to your reading, they'll want to take a piece of you home with them-- in the form of your book. Make sure you have ample books available and that you've arranged the details of selling them in advance (oftentimes, you'll be required by the venue to work with a local bookseller). Be sure to announce at the end of your reading that you have books available for sale and you're happy to sign them. 2) Discount your books- If it is possible to work with the bookseller
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