Creative Marketing with Cheryl Barker

Creative marketing Cheryl Barker author interviewI’m pleased to have Cheryl Barker with me for this month’s author interview.

Cheryl is the author of Mother of the Bride—Refreshment and Wisdom for the Mother of the Bride that released last month. She’s also written for compilation books, magazines, other publications, and for Blue Mountain Arts greeting cards, gift books, and calendars. [Read more…]

Mind Mapping and Ice Cream

melting ice cream coneIt’s National Ice Cream Month. Now there’s an idea I can sink my teeth into…brain freeze!

I like ice cream. My favorite flavor is Bordeaux cherry chocolate. Mmmm, heaven on earth.

But what does that have to do with writing?

I thought I’d give you some story ideas to play around with while you enjoy your ice cream and watch the fireworks (Happy 240th Birthday, USA!).

Focusing on the idea of ice cream, here are some scenarios to have fun with.

If you write romance… [Read more…]

Marketing Different Books Simultaneously

Marketing Different Books Simultaneously Kathy Nickerson Interview

Author Kathy Nickerson released a book in March and will release another one in July. Today she’s here to share how she’s managing the marketing of these books.

Kathy, thanks so much for joining us here today. I always enjoy your books and your blog. You have a sense of humor I like, and that comes through clearly in your voice.

In March you launched The Secret of Serendipity, a middle-grade novel, and next month you release Rose Hill Cottage, a women’s contemporary fiction. How have you handled the marketing for two books in such a short period of time? [Read more…]

What Marketing Book Would You Recommend?

As the first Monday of the month, my focus is marketing.

I struggle with marketing like many authors do. I’ve purchased 1 or 2 marketing books, but they were only a little helpful.

So today, I’d like to hear from you.

What book(s) on marketing have you found most helpful and why? Please leave your response in the comments below so all my readers can read your choices and maybe find a book that can help them.

Thank you, and happy marketing!

What do you have to offer?

“Holy cow!” I hear you saying. “Am I on the right page?”

Yup, you are. I made some major changes last week. (Thank you Tamara Clymer for your design work.) I hope you like the new look as much as I do.

It was kind of scary making such big changes, but fun and exciting, too. I’ve been wanting to do this for quite a while now, but had to work up the nerve and find the right message.

“So what’s this change have to do with marketing?” you ask. [Read more…]

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