My publisher is giving away 15 ARCs of The Keep of Ages through Goodreads this week.
In case you’re not familiar with Goodreads, it’s a free site where people can create catalogues of their books, and if they turn off the privacy feature, they can share their catalogues with others. I keep track of my reading there, and I love to see what my friends are discovering.
Goodreads also has communities where people can discuss books, a way to follow writers, writing groups, lists around certain topics like… Continue reading
I was talking to a writer friend yesterday about art, our writing careers, book promotion, and how they’re related. Of these, promotion remains the wildest mystery. My first thought was that I don’t do much promotion because I don’t understand how it works. My feeling is that my publicist at Macmillan is the expert, and the success of my books is largely in her hands.
Then I realized I actually do quite a bit of promotion in my own, laid-back way. I just don’t much notice my efforts because… Continue reading