When I see things like this I like to share because marketing for romance writers can be hard at best, but there’s an interesting link/thread over at Coffee Time Romance that discusses this in more detail.
From Coffee Time Romance, a web site that I’ve always liked and followed. And I don’t follow that many.
The Marketing for Romance Writers motto is “Seek, teach, share, learn, succeed.” MFRW is open to the literary community. We teach members marketing and publicity, and work together to provide opportunities. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and now Coffee Time Romance. We brainstorm ideas, get feedback, and find others for mutual promotion. We are associated with MFRW The group was founded in 2006 by author Kayelle Allen, and has a staff of over a dozen volunteers. All our training is free. Join us!
I would imagine this could help all authors in all genres, depending on how it’s applied. And I’m sure everything they discuss is legit…unlike a lot of the fakery going on these days with marketing and promotion where there seems to be so much collusion.
I also like to remain true to romance, and I’ve always found that Coffee Time Romance does this well. I don’t like it when newbies come along and say they want to change romance and put an end to HEA. If they feel that way they shouldn’t be writing romance, or m/m romance. Just my opinion.
Check out the link above, if you are so inclined. As side note, a lot of people often get intimidated by Twitter because they aren’t sure how it works. I use twitter like I use everything online. I figure out what it can do for me and that’s how I look at it. With twitter it’s all about news and getting information. I’m not there to chat, but I find it invaluable for other things.
Below is a new review from Coffee Time Romance, in case anyone wants to know more about the book. And I didn’t have to sleep with the reviewer this time 🙂 Here’s the link: http://coffeetimeromance.com/BookReviews/valleyofthedudes.html
Rush Goodwin works at a small practice in Connecticut but he dreams of bigger things. When he is offered a job at a prestigious entertainment law firm in New York he jumps at the chance.
Lance Sharp is a great lawyer, a handsome man, and one of Rush’s new bosses. When he meets the junior lawyer, he knows there is something about him that calls to Lance and makes him want to claim him as his own.
But like everything else in life, the road to their success story is never easy. Along the way they will come across great friends, greater obstacles, and bitter disappointments. They meet up-and-coming stars that crash and burn while battling pills, booze, sickness, and even death. Through it all Lance and Rush must find a way to deal with their own rocky relationship in the hopes that they will be able to hang on to one another through it all.
Valley of the Dudes is an emotional roller coaster ride that will keep you on edge until the very end. Ryan Field breathes life into his story and makes it so realistic that the reader cannot help but feel each emotional wave the characters experience. The battles that Rush and Lance goes through is only the beginning of the story; there are so many more complex scenarios within the pages that you feel as if you are watching a dynamic soap opera come to life. This is one outstanding read that will suck you in and have you aching, crying, laughing, and celebrating each and every time one of the characters struggles or overcomes a great obstacle within their lives.
DanielleReviewer for Coffee Time Romance & More