Do you ever feel…


…like you’re banging your head against a brick wall? I know I do.

As most of you will be aware, a writer is expected to play a large part in marketing their work, which is fine. However, when you have zero budget for advertising, how do you go about it? Yes, there’s the usual social media outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and so on. The drawback is that you’re competing with hundreds, even thousands of others, all with the same goal in mind.

So what’s the answer? Well, you need to get off your keister and search for other outlets to display your work. For instance, there’s Readwave and Wattpad, where writers can post novel extracts, short stories, poetry and articles, all great for getting your name out there and absolutely free of charge.

Then there’s the good old internet. Type in something along the lines of: “free promotion for books” and see what comes up. Another way of getting such information is word of mouth. It was due to a tip off from a fellow author that I discovered the site:

So get out there and promote your work. If people don’t know about it, they’ll never discover how talented you are 😀


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2 Responses to “Do you ever feel…”

  1. I don’t know, Kate. If you figure out a magic way to promote, let me know. After publishing a book yesterday, there was a brief sense of elation followed by “how the hell am I going to sell this thing?”

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    • There’s no magic way, Tricia, just hard slog. All the usual social media, plus searching the internet. You sound disheartened and God alone I know what that feels like, but don’t give up. You have wonderful stories to tell.

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