While reading another writing blog the other day, I came across this post and just had to share it! The ideas in this blog post are great for those wanting to help support and promote friends who are published authors.
I love the ideas listed in this post. I have done some of the items for my author friends.
appreciate the variety of ideas mentioned. I did not think about the
impact actually reading a friend's book can have on other people. I
admit that when I see someone reading an actual book that I do tend to
see if I can find out the title.
I have no problem
reading a book in a waiting room or lobby. Lately, I have been reading
the books on writing that I own. Perhaps I need to begin reading the
books of my friends in public and save the writing books (if I do not
know the author) for reading at home.
So, when my
next book comes out, I hope that some of my friends will do one or more
of the included suggestions to help me promote my books. I know that I
have sold copies of my first book due to friends passing on my name.
Friends helping me sell my books does work.
I also know
that when my friends publish books of their own, I will be sure to do
some of the suggestions listed. Every little bit of promotion and
Have you done any of the suggestions in the
referenced blog post to help promote a friend's (or your own) book? I
would love to hear what you have done. Happy reading!