January 1, 2010 Posted by LJ Sellers in bookstores, guest blog, marketing ideas, marketing to bookstores, mysteries, promotion, the new year, the writing life, writing rules
- Call one bookstore every single day. The idea is to introduce myself and my series and to encourage the store to stock some copies. It should only take five minutes. The rule is: I can’t eat lunch until I’ve done it.
- Write another novel before the year is over. I’ve written three in the last two years (Jan. 08 to Dec. 09), so I should be able to do this. I think I’ll write something completely different, maybe a futuristic thriller.
- Start teaching. Read more