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Effective Methods for Getting Your Book Reviewed
Posted by Bev Sninchak in .

If you’re an author looking to sell a lot of copies of your book to a U.S. audience, you’ll need to find various methods to get the word out about...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Dialogue
Posted by Paul FitzSimons in .

It came as some surprise to realise that, in all the time I’ve been writing these columns, I’ve given little mention to what has to be my favourite part of...

Creating a Press Campaign for Your Book
Posted by Derbhile Dromey in , .

These days, we’ve got all kinds of fancy-schmancy social media tools for telling people about our books. But traditional media still has value; lots of people still get their news...

A New Way to Promote Your Book by Kathy Meis
Posted by Kathy Meis in , .

What if book promotion could be fun? Not possible, you say. Well, I’m here to tell you that book marketing can actually be enjoyable if you take off your salesman’s...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Travel Writing
Posted by Paul FitzSimons in , .

One of the upsides of this recession, is that many of us have been given the opportunity – whether we wanted it or not – to do something different with...

Tips for Bloggers: Using Images
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in , .

All writers need a blog or website – if you have any doubts about that, check our Blogging page in the resources section at writing.ie. Your blog or website is...

Delivering a Reading That Holds Your Audience with Nick Dunning

Nick Dunning is a well known theatre actor who attended RADA, where he won the Ronson Prize for Most Promising Young Actor. He has appeared on stage in the West...

A Different Way to Get Noticed: Podcasting
Posted by Ken Carroll in , .

The people who tell you that we live in the post-literary age are wrong. Because something fundamental has changed in recent years and it will lead to an explosion of...

Social Media Book Marketing Tips
Posted by Alicia Laurence in , .

Many authors hear that social media is a must when it comes to marketing their books. While this is true, authors often confuse using social media for promotional purposes, which...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Writing the Synopsis
Posted by Paul FitzSimons in , .

It’s that element of writing that makes us recoil in horror. The Synopsis. The idea of a hundred-thousand-word novel or 120-page screenplay doesn’t faze us but ask us to write...