Sunday, January 28, 2007

HOW TO HELP YOUR FAVORITE AUTHOR

Even if it's not me. He he!
 
Breaking away from this regularly scheduled PLOTSTORM to ask: Have you ever wondered how you can help your favorite author? If you want to do something meaningful for them, the next time you read a book you really enjoy, go post a review of that book on www.amazon.com
 
The other thing you can do is simply word of mouth. If you tell ten of your friends how much you loved this book, and they tell ten of their friends, it would only take ten friends to reach 100 people with the message of how great the book is. Also, recommending they actually buy the book instead of pass it around. Especially if you truly love reading books from certain authors. Author's sales and royalty stats often determine whether publishing houses continue to buy them or not.
 
Posting a public review on places such as Amazon will do wonders for your favorite authors.
 
Blessings,
 
Squirrel-who hopes to be someone's favorite author someday. How cool would that be!!!??? Yes, I'm a dreamer, but hey, if I hadn't dreamed, I never would have realized the dream of becoming published. So dream those dreams and chase the Giver of them  and when You catch Him every day through prayer, love Him with all your heart! He's worthy!
 


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www.CherylWyatt.com Gal. 2:20 Pouring my vial of words over Him.

A SOLDIER'S PROMISE~ Steeple Hill Love Inspired~ Jan. 2008

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4 comments:

Patricia W. said...

Another thing you can do is buy the book. These days many folks pass books on to others when they're done. I've won a number of books in the last year, which was great because my book-buying budget was so tight. But let's face it. The author's need sales in order to impress the publisher who's deciding when and if to publish said author again, and how much money to allocate for marketing.

Shauna said...

Cheryl, your blog has a wit and humour to it that strikes my funny bone! It's making me anticipate the release of your book in 2008. (A whole year? *Grumble*) Maybe you'll shoot right to the top of my "favorites" list! :-)

ScrollSquirrel said...

Patricia and Shauna, thank you so much for stopping by my blog!

Blessings,

Cheryl

jean kinsey said...

Cheryl, I enjoy reading your blog, and I love entering your contests. They give me incentive to keep writing. I would love to someday, be someone's favorite author.
jean