On Publicity

Elrena and I are learning so much about publicity now as we try to spread the word about Mama, PhD, we are guest blogging about it today for Cindy Green; check it out:

So you’ve written the book. You’ve gotten an offer, you’ve signed the contract, you’ve edited yourself cross-eyed. Now all you have to do is wait for publication day.

While you’re waiting, this is the perfect time to start thinking about publicity—the bridge that will span the gap between you and your readers, the tool that will bring your book to your buyers. Here are some tips to get you started:

Click on over to Cindy Green to read the rest!


  1. Leightongirl says:

    Great post, very informative!!! I encourage writers to register the title of their book while they’re still writing it, if they’re even remotely sure. That way it’s sealed up, thereby avoiding the longesturlinthebook dilemma…

  2. penelope says:

    I couldn’t read the rest of the post for some reason (it has a link to the mama, phd website instead), but I’m looking forward to it. Great topic!

  3. Caroline says:

    Hi Penelope, you can read the rest of the post here: http://cindykgreen.com/?p=205

    Thanks for reading!

  4. penelope says:

    Hi Caroline: Thanks! Just now, though, it still says this under Elrena’s name: For more information, visit http://www.mamaphd.com. Maybe my computer is messed up??? Eeek!

  5. Elrena says:

    Penelope, I had trouble viewing Cindy Green’s page using Internet Explorer. Maybe try a different browser?

    Hope that helps….