Launch day is a great opportunity for authors to announce their new book and generate visibility to potential readers but how? BookBub has some great suggestions. Click the image to find out more…
Would you like to exploit Instagram to promote your books but aren’t sure how to go about it? BookBub Partners have put together some examples to inspire you. Click on the image to find out more.
Thanks to the rapid rise of TikTok and Clubhouse, as well as new features on existing platforms like Instagram and Twitter, we often hear from authors wondering how many social media platforms they should be using — and who feel like they can’t keep up. But authors don’t need a presence on every social media… Read More Social Media for Authors
Free Writers’ Resources from Summertime Publishing
All publishers big and small expect authors to do more of their own marketing these days. This means developing a strong online presence with an appealing author site to draw in the crowds and regular engagement with potential readers through blogging and social networking. Here are ideas to get the message out. Expat Bookshop List… Read More Book Marketing Ideas
The Benefits and How to Get Going This was one week into ‘lock down’ and I knew I needed something to get me focused, to wrestle me away from the endless scrolling, the hopeless searching for better news as I tried to wrap my head around this new reality. I hesitated. Did I need more… Read More Writing Through Challenging Times
Expat, author, Lindsay de Feliz, was cruelly murdered in December 2019 near her home in the Dominican Republic. Lindsay wrote about her extraordinary life in her witty and candid best-selling memoirs What About Your Saucepans and Life After My Saucepans. To honour Lindsay, Summertime Publishing and Springtime Books have introduced the 2020 Lindsay de Feliz… Read More Introducing the Lindsay de Feliz New Writer of Expat Memoir Award
A Me-Treat is a treat designed just for you… indulge your senses, inspire your soul, nourish your body and stretch your writing muscles as you get under the skin of the place you are in and explore your creative potential. Me-Treats are designed and led by author, journalist, poet and mentor, Jo Parfitt. The Hague, Netherlands… Read More Writing Retreats from Jo Parfitt
How to write your life story in a delightful setting in the heart of rural Tuscany — brilliant teaching and exquisite Italy all wrapped up in one fantastic week! You will be in a beautiful historic watermill, set beside a river in a gentle valley, with stylish bedrooms in elegant buildings around the sunlit courtyard.… Read More Write life stories in beautiful Tuscany
Compiled by Dounia Bertuccelli Inspirational words written by writer, publisher, mentor and journalist, Jo Parfitt, between 2002 and 2012 for her Monthly Inspirer newsletter, received by 3000 subscribers worldwide. FREE to download.
Write your life stories: learn how to add spice to your life stories. E-Learning from inspirational writer, author and mentor Jo Parfitt. Updated for 2016… Read More Writing programs from Jo Parfitt