Friday, May 16, 2014

Author Rock Star Roundup

J. A. Konrath tells us to Tend Our Garden.

Your ebooks function much like a garden.

One rare occassions, a plant will thrive with little help from you.

Others may whither and die no matter how much help you give them.


Read the rest



Hugh Howey talks about how to follow someone, but I don't think he's really talking about espionage.

One of my favorite movies of all-time is The Zero Effect. If you haven’t seen it, you really should. Absolutely brilliant. One of the best scenes has Daryl Zero (played by Bill Pullman) explaining the trick to following someone without getting caught. It’s simple, he says. You just get where they’re going before they do.

Read more.



Over at Marketing for Romance Writers Blog, Emerald tells us how to get the most out of their Facebook page.

So far in this series, I’ve talked a lot about things I do from the moderator side of the MFRW Facebook group. I’m shifting gears a little bit today to offer some recommendations for potential and current group members to get the most out of being a member of the group and using Facebook to help market your work.

Read the rest.