If you have any of these questions and concerns as a romance or other genre novelist, then you may not be focusing on what's essential on your author promotions.
Nowadays, authors do more than just book promotions. We must promote ourselves as a brand.
But authors tend to be private people. And we put so much work into our books, what do you mean we have to promote ourselves, you may think?
You can develop an author persona that you feel good about, grow your audience, gather your fans, find people who can spread the word for you, and feel good about your promotional efforts, but it's not an overnight thing.
And still the most important promotional tool we have is to write a great book.
So, what's an author to do?
In this course on Branding for Genre Novelists, we will build a foundation for your author brand. Authors need to know who they are and what they stand for and then be willing to experiment and play to find what works for them and what is fun. Our overall goal is to have you start your author career off as strongly as you can.
This course is both for unpublished and published authors, independently published and traditionally published. Geared more for beginners, more advanced authors will also find this course useful.
In this self-paced/homestudy course (and sometimes a live course), you will be invited to roll up your sleeves, try out the tools I recommend, and get feedback from the class on your efforts.
"Given I haven't published yet, I wasn't sure I was "ready." But I now have so much information and ideas and some copy I have already posted on social media that I consider myself having started! The info is very accessible and well-organized, chock full of links and resources, very usable. Beth is very supportive and available throughout the process."
- Marilyn Flower, Novelist
"How appreciative I am for this class filled with wonderful resources, examples and a comfortable learning atmosphere. Even if you think you know all about branding and marketing, take this class. It is one of the best things I did."
- Kim Kane, Aging Women and Gratitude Author
"Beth is on a mission to help everyone who takes her classes realize their potential as a writer, in the most friendly and competent way possible. Highly recommended!"
- Patricia Minger, author of Magic Flute
"Consider this class if you want to focus your marketing and meet new writers. Beth has been coaching writers for a while, and she knows what she is doing."
- Dave M. Strom, Superheroine Comic Writer
This course is offered by Beth and Ezra Barany, writing teachers and novelists. We walk the talk.
We're award-winning, best-selling novelists, who have worked with over 300 authors to help them get their books written and published. Happily married for over 18 years, we're passionate about writing, story telling, and guiding authors to achieve your dreams.