Preparing for a #NewRelease #Authortips

Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

It’s a little less than a month, October 21st-eeek, before my new release hits the shelves and there’s so much to do!

Here’s a short checklist of what I’ve done, and what is left. I hope it helps you with your book baby.

  1. I place my book onto my preferred marketplaces two months in advance of release day to build up interest.
  2. Newsletters and cross-promotions begin, highlighting short excerpts (up to 10% for KU), teasers, character studies (could do more here), and book trailers.

3. 1 month out, I booked a blog tour. Xpresso Tours provides a NetGalley option which I’ve taken advantage of, I’ll let you know how it goes. If you have room and would like to participate, or even just check out the website, here’s the link:

4. 1 month out, Reedsy has a program called Discovery where you can submit your book to be reviewed…

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