I’ve talked with Carrie before about her steampunk-ish, noir-ish, fantasy-ish, dystopian-ish, book-ish underground thing, but that was when we thought it was coming out in summer 2014. Now, the Buried Life is finally ready for launch (you can buy it now, in fact!).
What are blurbs and how do you get them?
Caroline Lambe at Angry Robot
Chuck Wendig‘s interesting tweet about publishers:
One thing is for sure, as I said earlier: the best thing an author can get for her book is actual publisher investment in it.
— Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) February 17, 2015
If it feels like you’re using recycled material…don’t
Sending out ARCs
Mysterious Galaxy bookstore, which does fantastic author events
Find bookstores that love the kind of things you write
Demographic shifts…for example?
“Let me sell you your interests” vrs. “Come play with me!”