Tag: author platform


These are ongoing activities that really cannot begin until a writer has developed their platform. The author platform is like a house woven of words. Those words make one author distinct from another — each author’s special pattern-of-patter making each house unique, so to speak. An author platform provides a structure the author can then begin to fill. Words — like living room furniture that reflect one’s tastes — decorate the platform and call to passerbys, “Hello! Something’s interesting here!”

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Traveling in Books: NetGalley Reviews

NetGalley can be used both pre- and post-publication. Around 500,000 reviewers and media professionals worldwide use the site to discover new books.

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Traveling in Books: Street Date

A street date is the date a book is for sale and delivered to the reader. It is the date that books that havae been pre-ordered will make it through the distribution stream. It is when your book says, “Hello, world!”

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Traveling in Books: Author Blogs

Making the right choice on how to create and host your author website can be a tough decision.

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