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Novel Authors and Publishers

If you are a novelist, novel publisher, or novel reader, here's a group where you can share more info, discuss strategies, and create partnerships.

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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.

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Comment by Eileen Thornton on August 12, 2008 at 5:23am

Check out The Trojan Project, a novel fuelled by love, jealousy, hatred and ruthless determination.
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Comment by Brenda Weaver on August 4, 2008 at 5:34pm
Come on over and take a peek, leave a comment and tell all your friends to do the same! It will be posted until Aug. 7th.
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Comment by JW Thompson on July 31, 2008 at 8:19am

An Action/Adventure novel with just the right touch of Romance
Comment by CR Cardin on July 30, 2008 at 4:12pm
Does anyone know a PR firm that handles FICTION, preferably mysteries or thrillers?
Comment by Joshua Busch on July 25, 2008 at 1:15pm
Need a publisher? Visit and click on the "author guidelines" tab. Thanks for your time.
Comment by Darryl Brown on July 7, 2008 at 1:00pm
Hi I'm new to the group. My name is Darryl, from The Bronx, NY. I'm a month or so close to printing my first urban fiction entitled, "Two for Five".

I'm looking to network with authors, marketers, and readers who are willing to exchange info about free publicity and book promotion.

Also, if anyone has any info or positive feedback reqarding setting up targeted mailing list, that would be great.
Comment by martha tucker on June 23, 2008 at 3:15pm
I am starting a syndication, where we choose to run a chapter of books--readers pay $2 to pay the selection committee. We vote on the best at the end of the month. "A best Author of the Month" can do a lot of good to a resume.

Is anyone interested in submitting. Let me know.

Martha Tucker
Comment by martha tucker on June 10, 2008 at 10:41pm
Hi Everyone,
My name is Martha Tucker, my friends call me Marti. If you look at my posts, visit my site, and buy my books, you can call me Marti too. LOL. Sorry about that. OK. My novel is "The Mayor's Wife Wore Sapphires," an urban political thriller. I'm also founder of New Image Writer's Network. That group's mission is to share 3-dimensional African American characters with the world that we see to many of in the media. Further, I won the prestigious Cush City "2007 Best New Author Award."

I look forward to talking with all, I man everyone of you during the year. Thanks for having me.
Marti tucker
Comment by Mrs. Angeline Bandon-Bibum on June 10, 2008 at 8:32pm
Greetings All,
I just joined, and I'm saying hello to the other authors, publishers, and readers out there. I'm happy to share information on marketing, etc. I also hope to get new tips to promote my novel, Sojourner's Dream. Thanks, Angeline.
Comment by Sandy Powers on June 7, 2008 at 8:58am
I'm new the group. I'm a breast cancer survivor who battled liver disease. "Organic for Health" is my story about how with an organic diet healed my liver and is helping me fight cancer recurrence.
I am working on a book trailer. In July, I will have a blog tour--my first. Anyone have suggestions?
Sandy Powers

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