THE VALUE OF WINNING AN AWARD

IN A PHRASE: PRESS AND MEDIA COVERAGE I’ve included a link to a press release, which will lead me to do local newspaper articles and local TV. Once your book is published, you need these kinds of marketing tools. http://www.freepublicitygroup.com/news/release-author-linda-maria-frank-top-female-author-award-aug118/

HOW TO PUBLISH: THAT IS THE QUESTION!

THE WAY YOU DECIDE TO PUBLISH IS RELATED TO WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF YOUR WRITING CAREER. Many factors will influence your pathway to publication. What are you looking for? Is it fame, a best-seller, film and TV, writing awards,…

MAKING A MARKETING PLAN

I KNOW THIS SOUNDS PREMATURE, BUT … Things are going to happen really fast once you publish, and they should. So, find out where you can market your book. Social Media Local Papers Word of Mouth Alumni Organizations We already…

ACCOLADES FOR JIM SMITH AND “THE WRITER’S DREAM”

YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS INTERVIEW ON THE WRITER’S DREAM, https://www.youtube.com/user/lindamariafrank: “HEROES TO THE END: AN ARMY CORRESPONDENT’S LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM” by JIM SMITH. Read Jim Smith’s Comment below. I was pleased to have been interviewed on Aug.…

SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A STORY?

I HAVE SOME VALUABLE HINTS, THE DO’S AND DON’T’S ON THE ROAD TO THAT ELUSIVE BEST SELLER If you are a new author or an aspiring author, you probably are beginning to feel a bit overwhelmed, especially if you’ve done…

AUTHOR INTERVIEWS OPEN A WHOLE WORLD OF NEW BOOKS

┬áThe Authors Show affords authors a platform to tell the STORY BEHIND THE STORY. It gives readers the ability to find new authors, follow favorite authors, and get the general gist of what writing is all about, and how authors…

STORYTELLING

The Most Ancient Form of Historical Records How did we get from oral history to Amazon? What’s the difference between an author and a story teller? Imagine a world before technology, even before electricity. As an “Outlander” fan, I was…

OKAY. THE BOOK IS IN PRINT, NOW WHAT?

The quest of the self-published author to be recognized is a long and winding road. “Making a Mystery with Annie Tillery” is a tool for anyone interested in literature, writing and educating and exposing young readers to what it’s like…

A SNEAK PEEK

MORE ABOUT TY EGAN FROM THE NEW ANNIE TILLERY: “MAKING A MYSTERY WITH ANNIE TILLERY” To become more than a summer romance, Ty Egan becomes a caring friend to Annie. What a dynamic combo! They share a common experience with…