What’s Coming Up

At the halfway point of 2017, WAG is making headway toward goals set in January. Our first-ever Marketing Workshop is drawing near — August 5 at St Leo University. Among the many topics to be covered are book promotion, creating your web page, effective query letters, and navigating through social … Read More

Writers Today Must Also Be Marketers

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“But we just want to write!” we wail. We writers dream of being left alone with our imagination. We desire peace and quiet in which to create our literary art, our expressions of hope, loss, joy and sorrow. We want to write our stories. Problem is, if we want people to … Read More

Promoting Your Book

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For most writers, the actual writing part of developing a manuscript – outlining, first draft, re-writing and critiquing – is the fun and creative part of telling stories. But storytellers need audiences, need receptive listeners, and publishing venues, and that’s where promoting your book becomes a necessity. So you must … Read More

Overcome Your Stage Fright

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Are you the rare person who’s never nervous when giving a book talk? If so, be grateful. Most people have some version of performance anxiety when promoting their books. If you’re one of those, take comfort in knowing you’re not alone and you can overcome your stage fright. Nicole Kidman has … Read More