Discoverability Signal Boost

You’ve published a book and you want to get the word out. You want your book to be discovered by readers. You want your book to sell.

There’s a lot of books out there. So you need a signal boost. If that’s you then mail me an interview for this here blog about your book. I used to interview authors for my old blog but I don’t really have the time to do that so much now. So I’m just going to post a set of questions here and if you mail me (using the Contact page) a request to be signal boosted and a description of your book I’ll get in touch to let you know where to send pictures (I’ll want a headshot and a cover at the very least.) I’ll also want links – to your website, blog, Twitter, publisher, sales link etc.

If you’ve edited a book, or you’re a publisher and you’ve published someone else then adapt the questions as necessary.

So, those questions:

Tell us about your book (what’s the sales pitch?)

If you could be a character in the book who would you be and why?

What did you learn about writing by writing this book?

Do you have a set writing process, if so what is it?

What’s one question you think would be really fun to answer, but has never been asked of you?

What made you choose to write your book as a (whatever genre the book is)

How much research did you do before writing the book and how did you go about it?

Do you remember the first story you told? What was it?

What are you reading? Who do you think we should be reading (apart from you!)?

In one sentence what’s your best piece of advice for writers?

And that’s it – 10 easyish questions. I’ll post it up and give it a shout out on Facebook & Twitter. Can’t say I have the largest audience in the Bloggersphere but I do have ‘an’ audience – so every little helps, right?

Published by suttope

Pete W Sutton is a writer and editor. His two short story collections – A Tiding of Magpies and The Museum for Forgetting – were shortlisted for Best Collection in the British Fantasy Awards in 2017 & 2022 respectively. His novel – Seven Deadly Swords – was published by Grimbold Books. He has edited several short story anthologies and is the editor for the British Fantasy Society Horizons fiction magazine.

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