How to Define Your Target Audience for Writers

October 4, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Whether you're trying to sell food or books, there are few skills more important than knowing how to define your target audience. It's equally important for fiction and nonfiction--and even poetry, for that matter. In this post, I'm going to share how to help your future agent, editor, bookstore, and reader know how to define your book and who it will help the most. Plus, it will help you build your writing platform. Seriously important ...

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Young Adult Book Publishers: Market Spotlight

October 3, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

A few months ago, I launched this Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Once a week, I spotlight a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have a … More »

3 Recently Updated Playwriting Markets

September 25, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Recently, I launched this new Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday (sometimes Tuesday), I plan on spotlighting a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have … More »

Romance Book Publishers: Market Spotlight

September 19, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Recently, I launched this new Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday (sometimes Tuesday), I plan on spotlighting a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. This week, let’s … More »

How to Write a Query Hook Successfully

September 13, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Fair or not, there may be no better sales tool for writers than a successfully written query letter. And there’s no more important skill to writing successful queries than learning how to write a query hook. Some writers do such … More »

3 More Literary Agents: Market Spotlight

September 11, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

A few weeks ago, I launched this Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday, I plan on spotlighting a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have … More »

Memoir Book Publishers: Market Spotlight

September 5, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Recently, I launched this new Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday (sometimes Tuesday), I plan on spotlighting a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have … More »

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Is it possible for a very good book to not make a commercial success?

Yes it is actually, and here’s why: distribution. Many will blame promotion and that’s also a good reason, but let’s face it: We live in a world where there are 1,000 books published every day. Something is bound to get … More »

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Build Your Author Platform Through Blogging

Should you blog? If so, what should you blog about? And, if you post any of your book materials on your blog, are you endangering its prospects with an agent or traditional publisher? Learn how and when blogging can benefit … More »

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