An Author Media Kit – What Is It and Do I Need One? by Rebecca Heflin

527555_10636681When it comes to doing promo for your book, certain to be on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, you want to be prepared when hordes of reporters come calling. That’s where your author media or press kit comes in handy. Back in the day, before we did just about everything on the internet, a press kit was a paper file of documents you mailed to interested reporters. And you can still do that. But an online media kit puts all your important info at the fingertips of those clamoring for it, making their lives, and yours, much easier. A media kit even comes in handy for bloggers, event planners, retailers, etc. It’s all about streamlining the research process, and helping the media promote you.

So, now that you’re convinced, what goes in it, you ask. Well, I’ll tell you what’s in mine.

  1. Biography. Include a short…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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One Response to An Author Media Kit – What Is It and Do I Need One? by Rebecca Heflin

  1. Thanks for the reblog!

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