I Just Published my Book. Now What?

Excellent tips and advice from Nicholas C. Rossis about marketing self published books.

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksFirst of all, congratulations! You’re now a published author – and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Second, you’d be amazed how often I hear that question in LinkedIn’s author groups. With some 3,000 new books published every day, I have serious doubts that you can just sit back and wait for readers to stumble on your book, or for word of mouth to work its magic. The chances of that happening are probably similar to that of winning the lottery, in which case you don’t even need the long hours and hard work that goes hand-in-hand with a career as an author (if you don’t believe me, you may want to check out this post by Pedro Barrento on Indies Unlimited).

So, what are the next steps after publication? Before I can answer that, I need to ask one question of my own first: is this your first book? You see…

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2 thoughts on “I Just Published my Book. Now What?

    • Thank you so much Nicolas, the support from fellow writers and bloggers is lovely. Very happy to share your interesting post, and thanks for your kind offer of help. I’ll keep you posted about my progress. All the best, Marje 🙂

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