How This Indie Author Landed a Barnes & Noble Book SigningYes, the giant retailer sells almost million physical books a year and regularly conducts author events in its stores, but these book events seem to cater only to published authors. I successfully sold a number of books and gained loyal readers. In the end, my determination and patience paid off. Novice writers tend to be scared of how people will react to their work and are not too keen on taking the possibility of being rejected. Let go of your negativity and explore every opportunity to showcase your work with enthusiasm and determination despite the outcome. When you determine your location, contact the store to find out if it has upcoming author events on its calendar or if the store is willing to accommodate an event.
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I was a relative nobody beyond a blog that gets a million-plus page views per year , I had a not-so-unique storyline young writer goes on road trip to find new American Dream , and, of course, no one reputable or even disreputable had published the book. So the marketing strategy was a big blank. People would only see it online, through social media channels. No one was going to see it on the shelf in a store, flip it over, read the cover blurb, and buy it. Or could they? I had one idea.
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The company has become the gold-standard-purveyor of books in America. I am also a writer of adult fiction. Right now, I am out promoting my new novel, the dog, published by Rabbit Publishers. They are serious about their work and they want to get the word out about it. I respect them. I liked each of them.