How Can I Help My Author Friend? | Dave Butler Writes

I’ve seen this today from a fellow writer and I just had to share with you guys!

 

A skeletal and non-exhaustive list, offered with no comment. You can:

  • Buy her book.
  • Buy more copies, and give them as gifts.
  • Share on social media that you’ve bought the book.
  • Reshare your friend’s announcements about the book.
  • Reshare great reviews of your friend’s book.
  • Post a review to Amazon, Goodreads, or other sites.
  • Share your review on social media.
  • Feature her cover art on your “wall” or other social media platform. Provide a link.
  • “Like” good reviews of her book.
  • Review her book on your blog.
  • Invite her to post about her book’s release on your blog.
  • Suggest her book to your book club.
  • Write and share a filk song based on her book.
  • Ask your library to order a copy.
  • Ask your kids’ school to order a copy.
  • Attend your friend’s book launch.
  • Offer to host a book launch for your friend.
  • Pass information about public speaking opportunities (at libraries, schools, conventions) to your friend.
  • Cosplay your friend’s characters at conventions.
  • Tell other people verbally about the book.
  • Sell copies on consignment in your place of business.
  • Suggest your kids do book reports on her book.
  • Leave a copy lying prominently in your house for people to notice and ask about.

Source: How Can I Help My Author Friend? | Dave Butler Writes

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