Support your favorite indie authors

I sometimes feel like a nag, asking my readers to post a review if they like my memoir, Leaving the Hall Light On. And I get disappointed when so many say, "yes they will," but fail to do so. After reading Betsy Graziani Fasbinder's suggestions on how to support your favorite indie authors, I think I will try her approach in the future. While I have a very generous and engaged publisher, Dream of Things, and I am continually promoting my work, I now feel empowered to ask my readers to help. Here are Betsy's suggestions. How to Support your Favorite Indie Authors A few hints from Betsy Graziani Fasbinder Betsy Graziani Fasbinder â–ª Friend and befriend: Check out and like fan pages on Facebook, author profiles on Goodreads, and Amazon and other online booksellers, as well as LinkedIn. The small task of friending, liking, endorsing, or following seems trivial, but it helps indie authors and their books become visible. â–ª It takes a village to promote a boo … [Read more...]