Author Trends

What Is #Bookstagram?

I confess. I hadn’t heard this term until recently. But #bookstagram is something that you as an author need to know. What Is #bookstagram? You probably know what Instagram is. Well, #bookstagram is pretty much an offshoot of that. It’s essentially an Instagram hashtag used to denote a book-related picture. What’s an example of a #bookstagram? …

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3 Ways E-Book Readers Are Changing How They Read (and Writers Write)

I just read a fascinating article about how more people are becoming e-book readers on their phones (not even tablets or Kindles anymore!), and how that’s changing the whats and hows of their reading. And, of course, when their reading habits change, then … well … an author’s writing needs to change as well. After all, it’s …

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Creating a Social Media Hashtag Campaign to Promote Your Book

Here’s an interesting idea for promotion of your book … tie a social media hashtag campaign to it. How would you do that? Well, start by following the idea currently being executed by Random House Children’s Books in conjunction with the ASPCA as an offshoot of the new, bestselling Dr. Seuss book. Here’s a summary …

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