What To Do Before Your Book Launch [NOOK Book]

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What To Do Before Your Book Launch is a guide for authors, covering everything from working with your publisher, to reading in public, to help for publicity and marketing, to using (and misusing) social media, to how to dress for your author photo…and far more, including cautionary tales, worksheets, timelines and etiquette tips.
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What To Do Before Your Book Launch

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Overview

What To Do Before Your Book Launch is a guide for authors, covering everything from working with your publisher, to reading in public, to help for publicity and marketing, to using (and misusing) social media, to how to dress for your author photo…and far more, including cautionary tales, worksheets, timelines and etiquette tips.
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Editorial Reviews

Betsy Lerner
“A fantastic resource for every writer in search of an audience. Nuts and bolts, elbow grease, and optimism are on every page of this worthwhile guide. Whatever it costs, it’s worth it.”
Steve Berry
“Every writer trying to sell a story should memorize every word on every page, and never forget them.”
Julie Klam
“What To Do Before Your Book Launch is the new invaluable tool for writers. There is so much to know and now it's all in one place. From now on when people ask me for advice, I'm sending them this book. C'mon! What are you waiting for! You must, must read this!”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015462753
  • Publisher: Argo Navis
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 462,008
  • File size: 425 KB

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  • Posted March 22, 2013

     I¿m a fan of Randy Susan Meyers. Ever since I heard her speak a

     I’m a fan of Randy Susan Meyers. Ever since I heard her speak at the 2010 Backspace Conference. Here first novel, The Murderer’s Daughters, is exquisite. I’m 100 pages in and I can’t wait to get back to it. So when I saw she co-wrote What To Do Before Your Book Launch I had to pick it up.




    Randy Susan Meyers and M.J. Rose provide an intimate portrait of what happens to a writer during the book launch process. It reminded me of what Anne Lamott’s book Bird By Bird does for the writing life.




    They provide real life examples and insights from insiders in the business. They help authors manage expectations and learn when to speak up and how to put their best foot forward.




    I appreciated their chapter on manners for authors–it’s really about being nice. Genuinely nice.




    The writer’s launch “ten commandments” are rules every author should live by.




    Once my book is published, I know I’ll be re-reading her chapter on consolation for bad reviews, where she doesn’t shy away from talking about the pain of reading them and how hard it is to not be hurt by them.




    Many authors will find her timeline for the year before publication useful. If you’re not a great planner, it’s an indispensable guide to when things need to happen.

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  • Posted November 19, 2012

    Useful, practical information

    I wish I had heard about this resource sooner - the advice was very practical and useful, and a fun easy read to boot. I'm hoping it helps when my book comes out :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2012

    Great Read

    As a newly published author, I found this book extremely helpful, along with helping me think outside the box in how I can market and promote myself and my work.

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