The Dreaded “M” Word, Part One

Putting More Than Your Face on Facebook

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I believe I’ve blogged on this topic before, but since it’s a very broad and multi-faceted subject, I’ve decided to turn it into a series. In this, Part One, I’m going to concentrate on the general concept of marketing, and a little about Facebook for Authors.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s not all about the story. It’s not all about the right cover or the best editing. You do need all of these things, true. But a great story, even if it’s perfectly edited, and wrapped in the most fantastic cover in the world, does not sell itself.

Many authors love the creative part, but hate the marketing. Let’s face it, in today’s publishing climate, ALL authors are expected to market their books, even if they’re contracted with one of the Big NY Five. Now more so…

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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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