Writing Wednesdays: 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

Writing Wednesdays - 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

As you’ve probably guessed by the title, today I’m going to share with you three of my favorite YouTube channels that offer advice on writing and publishing. This isn’t a Top 3; I’m listing them in a random order.

Just a note before we start: I have no contact with these authors and I don’t know how they’d feel about me using their avatars in this post, so I’m not going to include their pictures.

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What I Think about Get Your Book Selling by Monica Leonelle

Get Your Book Selling - Growth Hacking for Storytellers, Book 7 by Monica Leonelle

Get Your Book SellingGrowth Hacking for Storytellers, Book 7

Themes & Genres: marketing guide, publishing

Blurb:

How do you build a book series or an author career without having to rely on the latest marketing schemes, tricks, or hacks?

Get Your Book Selling focuses on marketing strategy over tactics. You’ll learn:
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My To Review in July List

When I started doing book reviews on my blog, I decided to do at least one per month and I usually did just one. However, with the exception of January, this year has seen me review two or even three books per month. And this July?

I have three scheduled – two Fiction books and one guide – but, as always, a new ARC might pop up later on.

So which books are up for review this month?

FICTION:

The Magpie Lord – A Charm of Magpies, Book 1

The Magpie Lord - A Charm of Magpies, Book 1 by K.J. Charles

Author: K.J. Charles

Themes & Genres: LGBT, Historical Romance, Victorian, magic

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

A lord in danger. A magician in turmoil. A snowball in hell.

Exiled to China for twenty years, Lucien Vaudrey never planned to return to England. But with the mysterious deaths of his father and brother, it seems the new Lord Crane has inherited an earldom. He’s also inherited his family’s enemies. He needs magical assistance, fast. He doesn’t expect it to turn up angry Continue reading

My Launch Strategy – Guest Post by Nicolette Andrews

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Launching a book can be the most terrifying and exciting moment for an author. And it never gets any easier. I’m currently preparing to launch my eighth title and the second book in my Dragon Saga. Whether you’re launching your first book or your hundredth having a good plan in place is crucial. Today I’ll be talking about my launch plan and a little bit about what I have done when I’ve launched a book in the past. This is not a one size fits all sort of deal, but you can get a better idea of how to make your launch work for you.

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The Importance of Knowing Who You Are (a.k.a. Author Branding) – Guest Post by Michelle Jo Quinn

The Importance of Knowing Who You Are (a.k.a. Author Branding)

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by Michelle Jo Quinn

Disclaimer: I am not an expert.  Everything you will read here is through my own experiences, and what I’ve heard and read from other authors and online.

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18 Wattpad Block Party Posts That Are a Must-Read

18 Wattpad Block Party Posts That Are A Must-Read by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad)

The Wattpad Block Party is almost coming to an end. With hundreds of chapters with exclusive content, how can you pick the best?

Especially when there’s such a variety?

Interviews, sneak peeks, sharing publishing experience and writing tips – there are so many interesting things on there! It wasn’t easy to narrow my favorite posts down. As a matter of fact, I was planning to pick only fifteen, but I couldn’t. That is why, in no particular order and excluding my own, here are eighteen amazing chapters in the Wattpad Block Party book: Continue reading