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3 Ways I’ve Put My Book In The Hands

Recently I wrote about the time a book club read my book, invited me to attend their

But it also made me think about ways I’ve failed to reach my ideal reader because

It’s never easy to admit failure, so forgive my embarrassment as I share the marketing and

If you’re an author, TikTok is a great tool to get your book in front of

They have sex scenes that give explicit details, a 5 out of 5 spicy peppers

So when I compete with spicy books by using the same sounds and trends, I’m setting

A better idea? Look up authors and books that match your genre and writing style

Try to cultivate your social media feed so that these are the books influencing your posts

What’s not a good habit? Continuously reaching for books that are not in my writing genre

The books I write fall in the contemporary romance and romantic comedy genres

But let’s say I keep reaching for murder mysteries when it’s time to read, and

Don’t you think it would affect my books, and even the way I market those books?

So while it’s perfectly fine to read other genres, it’s vital that most of the

Luckily, there are so many other things I can post that will reach the people who belong

Thanks to the rise in TikTok and Instagram Reels, there are about a million fun ways to

Or even things that don’t have to do with your book at all, but are common

It’s possible they have a valid reason for not liking your book

Stop focusing on the negative, and put your energy instead into fine-tuning the ways you’re reaching