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University of Michigan Sweetland Center for Writing. Writing is social… Developing Writers Series. University of Michigan Sweetland Center for Writing, How is writing a social activity? Developing Writers Series.

Share Experiment 16: Spread the Word

Joel Pitney. How to Build a Strong Author Platform. LaunchMyBook. Alexandra Rynne.  10 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Page in 2022.  December 10, 2021. Bookbub. Reach More Readers. Sell More Books. Smith Publicity. 110 Book Marketing Ideas to Sell Your Book in 2022. BBC Academy Guides.  Podcasting: What do I need to know? Insights into […]

Share Experiment 15: Social Proof

Library Journal.  Welcome to LJ Reviews. Kirkus.  Get Reviewed. Get Discovered. Joel Pitney, How to Secure Endorsements for Your Book.  Launch My Book, 2022. Tucker Max, How to Get Reviews for Your Book on Amazon.  ScribeMedia. Author Learning Center, 7 Ways to Get Reviews on Amazon Without Begging Everyone You Know. Author Learning Center, Amazon […]

Share Experiment 14: Author Bios

Tucker Max. How To Write An About The Author (With Examples). Scribemedia. Dave Chesson.  How to Write an Author Bio [With Examples and Templates]. Last Updated March 25th, 2022. Nancy Juetten.  Bye-Bye Boring Bio 2020. July 3 2020.      

Share Experiment 13: Beta Reviewers

Applause App Quality, Beta Testing.  From the article: “Of course, paying customers that discover bugs are very likely to never use a product again, so a thorough beta testing period isn’t just good business practice, it could be the difference between losing customers and a wildly successful launch.” Kathryn Britton.  Inviting Feedback.  April 8, 2022.Yes, I […]

Share Experiment 12: Self Publish

Author Imprints.  Amazon Publishing Cheat Sheet.Quick links to 33 Amazon publishing resources for self-publishers. Diana Needham. Self-publish and Take Control of Your Book.  Dec 8, 2015.Diana is the book shepherd who helped me publish Sit Write Share.  I have found her a very clear and experienced thinker.  

Share Experiment 11: Find a Publisher

Sharlene Martin and Anthony Flacco, Publish Your Nonfiction Book.This book includes an outline for a book proposal and discussion of what works.  There are many examples from successful proposals along with their analysis of what made the examples work. Jane Friedman. How to find a literary agent for your book.  Updated March 2022. Jane Friedman, […]

Share Experiment 10: Explore Book Publication Options

You can probably find articles arguing for both sides of the question.  I tried to treat it with an even hand. Dr. Fred Jones.  Five Reasons Why You Should Self Publish. August 31, 2018. Bella Rose Pope. Self Publishing versus Traditional Publishing: How to Choose. Nov. 24 2021. Lisa Buchan. Why Writers Need Publishers… or […]

Share Experiment 9: Freelance

MasterClass.  A Guide to Pitching Articles: 7 Tips for Freelance Writers. MasterClass staff. Last updated Dec 1, 2021 Elna Cain. The Giant List of Magazines That Pay Writers. January 29, 2022. Medium. Write, Connect, Earn. Casey Botticello, How much money can you make writing for Medium?  Medium Partner Program Earnings FAQs. August 18, 2018. Muckrack for […]

Share Experiment 8: Blog

The first article is about creating articles that attract readers.  The rest deal with the question of how long a blog article should be, both in terms of time readers will spend and search engine optimization (SEO). Louise Brogan. How to Create LinkedIn Articles That People Will Read and Share. AUGUST 28, 2019 Is more content […]
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