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51 Ways to Blog as a Novelist

We all know that blogging is one of the best ways to get attention in today's Internet world. A blog is a godsend to your website, bringing it traffic, fans, and more. But you have to post regularly.

Stuck for what to blog about? Here are some tips for novelists, but the same tips can apply to writers of nonfiction, memoirs, children's books, business books, and more.

  1. Review other novels, especially from other lesser-known novelists.
  2. Write a blog post using the voice of one of your main characters.
  3. Have that main character tell some side stories not included in the novel.
  4. Write about the setting - time and/or place. Use some of the research you did to ensure that your novel was accurate.
  5. Invite your readers to review your book. Feature their testimonials on your blog.
  6. Interview some of your readers: via Q&A text or via an Internet radio show or via a teleseminar.
  7. Podcast your book, one section at a time.
  8. Write about trends in your genre.
  9. Write about your favorite novelists, especially those that write in your genre. Include their photos and a sampling of their books.

For the rest of the 51 ways, see: http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/06/45-ways-to-blog-as-novelist-tips-for.html

If you like this list, help me add more. Email: johnkremer@bookmarket.com.

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Comment by Kelli A. Wilkins on April 17, 2014 at 6:07pm

Hi,

 

I’m pleased to announce the release of my sixteenth Amber Quill Press romance. Wilderness Bride is a historical romance set in the Michigan Territory and blends love with adventure. This full-length novel was released on April 6 in paperback and various electronic formats.

 

 

Wilderness Bride

A woman running from her past…straight into the arms of a wild stranger

 

In a moment of desperation, Kathleen Stanton flees her pampered life in Kingston, New York and ends up stranded in a small town in the Michigan Territory. Out of money and lacking a means of escape, she impersonates a handsome stranger’s mail-order bride. Kathleen calls herself Michelle and begins living a lie with her “husband,” Luther, in an isolated mountain cabin. She tells herself the arrangement is temporary until she can move on.

 

Luther can’t believe his luck when his beautiful blonde bride arrives, but something doesn’t feel right about his new wife. She has terrifying nightmares involving a man named Roger and is reluctant to talk about where she came from. But Luther is harboring a secret about his background and fears Michelle will abandon him if she learns the truth about him—and his family.

 

The couple tries to maintain their rocky relationship as they work to fight brutal townspeople and overcome harsh living conditions. When circumstances force Michelle to stay longer than she expected, she succumbs to her growing attraction and falls in love with Luther. But when they finally give in to their desires and agree to become a proper man and wife, a dark figure from Michelle’s past catches up with her, putting her and Luther in grave danger.

 

 

Wilderness Bride is available in ebook and paperback formats. Order your copy here:

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Comment by Immigration Attorney on March 9, 2014 at 1:28pm

Hi,

My name is Shah Peerally. I am a lawyer, author, and a film producer. My latest book is "The Immigration Lawyer Asylum" available on Paperback, Kindle and Audio.  Would love to connect with other authors. My email is shah@peerallylaw.com

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Comment by Kevin Hardman on January 11, 2014 at 11:40pm

Released my most recent superhero novel, Infiltration: A Kid Sensation Novel,  two weeks ago and feel blessed that it seems to be resonating with readers.  I've never been able to get Facebook ads to work properly, so I essentially just tweeted and blogged about it - same as always. Also did Goodreads ads, but not sure how effective those are.

Comment by Jennifer Robins on January 10, 2014 at 12:00pm

Five star review for Outside That Door. Take a trip back in time to the revolutionary war like Carl and Beth did unwillingly and don't know how to get back

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