Seven Ways to Market Your Self-Published Novel

Seven Ways to Market Your Self-Published Novel

Seven Ways to Market Your Self-Published Novel Congratulations! You’ve published your first novel (or maybe your second or your third) and now you’re ready to market it. This can be a daunting moment. I think all of us secretly hope that our novel will be miraculously...
Your Website is Always a Work in Progress

Your Website is Always a Work in Progress

Your Website is Always a Work in Progress Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of authors, bloggers and freelancers launch their websites. They rarely start out with a massively, gorgeous site. They normally begin with something simple but workable: perhaps it’s a free...
Marketing Your (Self-Published) Novel: Five Books Reviewed

Marketing Your (Self-Published) Novel: Five Books Reviewed

Marketing Your (Self-Published) Novel: Five Books Reviewed Long-time Aliventures readers might remember that the first half of 2012 was a little hectic for me. I’d just launched my first novel, Lycopolis, and started Writers’ Huddle … and I had five months to...

Three Reasons Why You Need a Mailing List as an Author

  Today’s guest post is from author F.C. Malby, who’s just launched her debut novel Take Me to the Castle. In this post, she tackles a hugely important topic – why you need a mailing list (also sometimes called a newsletter list or email list). Over to you, F.C.! Many...