Today I’m reblogging a post from The Write Stuff, by author/blogger Marcia Meara. Marcia is a feisty go-getter in all senses of the word. She is a wonderful writer, but besides her wonderful books, Marcia is a great sharer in the blogging community. Her site offers authors and writers an opportunity to post reviews, blog shares, and interesting articles pertaining to writing. Marcia also posts articles to share helpful information with other writers in her great efforts to support others.
I was lucky enough to befriend Marcia and learn so much more about her. Personally, I think she’s missed a calling to be a stand up comedian. But she has so many other wonderful attributes that she always finds an opportunity to sneak in her humor.
In this post, Marcia shares with us, how to get our books some exposure in real time. She is always busy promoting her books and other’s, it’s a wonder how she finds time to write great books and run her blog.
Read Marcia’s post below, and find out about some of the avenues she uses to promote her books.
“I’ve talked before about the wonderful (and profitable) time I’m having building a local readership here in central Florida, so some of you are familiar with how I’ve done so far. For those who aren’t, let me say that my second novel, Swamp Ghosts, is set in an imaginary small town along the St. Johns River, and many of the places in the book are very familiar to folks in this area.
With the help of Captain Jeanne Bell and her hubby, photographer Doug Little, of St. Johns River Eco Tours, I have met some fantastic folks who’ve been taken by the book, and who invited me to speak at several venues. Jeanne and Doug started it by promoting my book on their Eco Tour boat cruises. (It was a natural fit for them, since, as I acknowledge in the book, they inspired my main characters.) . . .” Continue Reading
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