Last December, a very interesting piece appeared in the Wall Street Journal. After having her manuscript rejected by several publishers and more than 100 literary agents, first-time author Darcie Chan took matters into her own hands. At the time the article was written, she had sold over 400,000 books. When any unknown writer creates this kind of success, we need to sit up and take notice. What is she doing that we are not? Check out the article at the link below, and then tell us what you think. How could you adapt her marketing strategy to your book?
This is a very short post because I really want you to read this article. It could make a huge difference in the success of your books — as well as the size of your bank account.
Linda Lane teaches writers to write better. Combining her innate sense of story with the mechanics that make writing work, she and her team of experienced editors offer mentoring classes to authors who are serious about their work and their writing careers. Visit them at www.denvereditor.com.