Excerpted from the November 2020 edition of Children’s Book Insider, Eileen Robinson, executive editor of Reycraft Books, talks about the new imprint and offers her best book marketing tips.
I love speaking at schools and find being with students gives me the encouragement to keep on writing and speaking. The young eager children are great listeners and they ask thoughtful questions. With every appearance, I learned more about creating a successful school presentation. Here are some tips you can use as you prepare for your own school visits:
For the self-published author, Amazon is the single easiest and least-expensive way to get your book in front of readers. Amazon Marketing Services offers authors a way to raise their books’ visibility.
Attending book fairs and publishing conferences can provide unique opportunities for children’s book authors and illustrators to learn about their industry, the marketplace, and to network with publishers, freelancers, and others on whom they depend for successful careers.
School visits are one of the best things about being a children’s writers. Meeting young fans, being treated like a star (which you are, of course!) and yes, making some extra income are jsut some of the benefits of bringing your work into schools.
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