MY AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT:
**I DO POSTS SWAPS. JUST LET ME KNOW TOPICS OF INTEREST AND WE CAN DISCUSS SWAP DATES.** CONTACT ME
I do not normally do reviews on my blog. However, if time allows and I have read your book, I will include the review I did on Amazons or Goodreads. The spotlight might include review but should contain elements described below as the feature your choice.
What you should know!
- All material should be (PG 13-17 RATED–No Violence, Erotica or foul language. Keep it family friendly.
- I will contact you via the email you supply to let know if the date you requested is available, plus whatever else I may need from you.
- If you request interview questions from me, plz provide links e.g. website, social media, bio, so I can learn about you as an author. *Character interviews* (That is YOU interviewing your story character(s), in other words, they are done by the author-300 to 1000 words, as a guest spotlight post if requested.)
- List of possible post ideas below.
1. This is a free service to help authors promote themselves and their books. (**At this time, I do not pay for guest posts, however, I do allow the inclusion of link backs and social media if your topic meets these guidelines-anything author related including marketing, creating courses, and such.**)
2. Because of my time schedule, I do not do book reviews on my website just the author spotlight which is outlined below. You can quote reviews in your post or include them with the bio. Check dates and availability. If I read your book I will leave you a review on Amazon, Goodreads, and Book Bub or other retail if you request it.
I will read ARCs if I have time, so check with me if the book is a genre I read and my schedule, I will review on the Amazon site, Goodreads, and Bookbub if your book is on those sites.
What should you do?
Find out if the DATE you want to appear is available via my contact form.
Let me know what type of post you are interested in doing for my Author Spotlight.
I will confirm details via the email you provided me. Normally within 2 to 3 days or sooner. (If you requested I interview you, I will confirm and follow up with questions for you to answer and send back to me.)
Write your guest post 500-1000 words, it should not go over 1000 words preference is 800 or less, gather social media links/website/photo/brief bio and send them to me at least two days before the post is to go live if possible. (If you answered interview questions don’t forget to include the same links listed for the guest post.)
DON’T FORGET TO CHECK BACK SEVERAL TIMES:
After the post goes live on your appearance date, don’t forget to check back in for comments left for you over the next few days. Talk and interact with your readers.
You can CONTACT ME FOR AVAILABLE DATES & MORE INFORMATION.
NEW BOOK RELEASES, ANTHOLOGIES
SHORT STORIES, FLASH FICTION
BOOK BLITZ ETC.
STORY FESTIVAL OR BLOG HOP
REQUEST AN AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH ME
WORD COUNT ON ALL GUEST AND SPECIALTY POST:
500 to 1000 words: should not exceed 1000 words: preference is 300 to 800, but 1000 acceptable. (If for some reason you really feel it needs to go over, email me.) Tour post, anthology with multi-authors, and book blast are exceptions.
ABOUT ALL THINGS FICTION
THE WRITING CRAFT
THE WRITING INDUSTRY E.G. HOW TO’S AND INFORMATIONAL’S REFERENCE COPYWRITING, MARKETING, PUBLISHING,
PROMOTION, ADS, BLURBS, PITCH, QUERY LETTERS, SOCIAL MEDIA, HOW TO SELL MORE BOOKS, BLOGGING,
JOURNALING OR CREATING JOURNALS, BLOGGING, FREELANCE WRITING, FINDING YOUR MARKET E.G. JOBS, CREATING ONLINE COURSES,
FINDING YOUR NICHE, NO CONTENT PUBLISHING, FINDING AND TARGETING YOUR AUDIENCE AND SO ON
SPECIALTY POSTS: (WRITTEN BY THE SPOTLIGHT AUTHOR)
CAST YOUR CHARACTERS
INTERVIEW YOUR CHARACTER (CHARACTER INTERVIEW-YOU WRITE THE INTERVIEW AND SEND TO ME)
INTRODUCE YOUR MUSE
WRITING RITUALS & INSPIRATION
WHY YOU WRITE-YOUR JOURNEY ETC.
INDIE PUBLISHING VS TRADITIONAL OR HYBRID
HOW TO SUCCEED AS A FREELANCE WRITER-BLOGGER-AUTHOR-ENTREPRENEUR
PROMOTE A WEBINAR OR MINI WORKSHOP OFFERING HELP, AID OR TEACHING TIPS
Don’t know what to do? Need a suggestion? EMAIL ME HERE
NOTE: THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED TO SEND ME WITH POST:
- YOUR WEBSITE LINKS
- AUTHOR PHOTO
- AUTHOR BIO (BRIEF & LONG)
- SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS E. G. FACEBOOK, TWITTER, GOOGLE+, GOODREADS, LINKEDIN ECT.
- FAN PAGES YOU WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE.
- AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE, IF YOU WANT IT INCLUDED.
- BOOK COVERS, BANNERS & ARTWORK CONNECTED TO BOOK
- BOOK BLURBS
- ARE YOU DOING A BLOG TOUR OR BLOG HOP? LINKS TO INFO, BANNERS, OR ANY ARTWORK CONNECTED TO THAT.
- SPONSORING A CONTEST OR GIVEAWAY CONNECTED TO YOUR BOOK RELEASE? LINKS/ENTRY LINKS.
- DATE YOU WANT YOUR POST TO GO LIVE, SO I CAN CHECK MY SCHEDULE TO SEE IF DATE REQUESTED IF AVAILABLE. EMAIL ME HERE