February Round Up: 5 Must-Reads for Authors

winterAnother month has come and gone. With that in mind, here are some of the must-reads for authors that I put together in the month of February.

  1. 21 free resources for authors — Build Book Buzz
    What are your favorite free resources for authors?

  2. 5 Ways to Go from an Author to an Authorpreneur — Smart Author Sites
    Here are seven steps you can take to turn yourself from a writer into a successful author in today’s complicated world of publishing.

  3. Keeping Tabs on Best-Seller Books and Reading Habits — NY Times
    Last year, the release of the Hollywood adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel “Gone Girl” propelled the book onto best-seller lists in several countries around the world. Millions of people bought it, but how many of them actually read it from cover to cover?

  4. How to get media exposure that helps sell books — Build Book Buzz
    You’ve written a book. Congratulations! But now what? How do you get your book to its audience?

  5. How To Build A Top-Notch Media Kit — Molly Greene
    What comes to mind when you think of a Media Kit: A trad-published author with representation and an assistant tackling all the press and promo needs? Do you think this level of preparation is too fancy for a self-published author? I’d suggest you reconsider.

Enjoy! And Happy March, everyone! Spring is just around the corner!