HOW TO BUILD AN AUTHOR PLATFORM AND FOLLOWING FOR YOUR BOOK IN 7 STEPS

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An author platform is a means of bringing your book, work, and brand to the attention of potential book buyers. Building an author platform means figuring out how what you have to say fits in with the needs of customers—and how to get your messages out to those book buyers through public appearances, social media, and traditional media. To start building an author platform, follow these 7 steps and begin to create a following for your book now, regardless of where you are in the process of writing it.

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WAITING FOR AN AGENT OR EDITOR TO RESPOND? GET BUSY!

The dog days of August can be the most frustrating for a writer because it’s next to impossible to get the attention of an agent or, if a proposal is on submission, an editor. Rather than drive yourself crazy waiting for a response to your e-mail or snail mail, here’s what to keep yourself from…

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