Author: PHS

Speculative Fiction Author

Indie Author P.H. Solomon Guests On Beyond The Cover

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Thanks Beem! Set the date in your calendar everyone and share it from the Thunderclap: http://thndr.it/1Jumtc6 Reblogging on Archer’s Aim!

Originally posted on Beem's Blog:

Have you heard the big news? Indie author P.H. Solomon has agreed to be my special guest on Beyond The Cover airing live at 12 noon CST on Saturday, August 8th. P.H. will drop by for a thirty minute chat about his books, his writing process, personal experiences as a published author, and whatever else crosses his mind.

Those who wish to participate in the program may do so by posting questions and comments for my guest via Twitter, using #RRBCBeyondTheCover. Whether you’re a Rave Reviews Book Club member or simply a fan of talented indie authors, you are invited to tune in for what will certainly be a fun time.

BOD Final

Haunted by his past. Hunted in the present. Uncertain what is real.
Athson has seen things that aren’t there and suffered fits since being tragically orphaned as a child at the hands of trolls and Kregen…

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Guest Post by Jill Bennett: The Five Commandments of Marketing a Book

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Excellent book marketing guidelines – reblogging on Archer’s Aim!

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksJill Bennett is a marketing specialist for LitFire Publishing, a company based in Atlanta, Georgia. For the past six years, she’s been working with several self-publishing authors in terms of book marketing, publicity and distribution.

She contacted me with this idea for a guest post, which I think you’ll enjoy!

The Five Commandments of Marketing a Book

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Marketing is something that should be done prior and subsequent to publishing. This article will show you how to market a book effectively in the form of these five commandments.

  1. Thou shall know thy readers

To be able to know how to market a book, one must know who the readers will be. Different types of readers read different types of books, which is why authors should not assume that everybody would want to read their book. An author must focus on who will want to buy and read…

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Career: How Changing Your Thinking Will Change Your Life

PHS:

These are great guidelines for a writing career! Reblogging on Archer’s Aim.

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksYou may remember Jill Bennett from her guest post, The Five Commandments of Marketing a Book. Jill is a marketing specialist for LitFire Publishing, a company based in Atlanta, Georgia. For the past six years, she’s been working with several self-publishing authors in terms of book marketing, publicity and distribution.

She has now kindly sent me a second guest post, with some great career tips.

How Changing Your Thinking Will Change Your Life

Let me tell you why your career should be built from passion, hard work and perseverance. If you do your job half-heartedly, chances are your output will be half-baked as well. In the self-publishing industry, authors won’t get to publish a great book or improve their sales if they are not passionate about what they do and if they don’t work well for it. People publish and sell millions of books a year. If a…

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