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Fame | by Linda Brendle

Published in the Rains County Leader on October 24, 2017:

WarholIn 1968 Andy Warhol made a statement that has evolved into the idea that, at some point in our lives, we will all experience fifteen minutes of fame. I think I experienced a couple of my minutes last week.

As you may know, I wrote a book about some of my caregiving experiences, and it was published in July of 2014. In the past three years, I’ve learned that the hardest part of publishing a book is helping people find it. I’ve also learned that most of the marketing in the modern publishing industry is done on the Internet by the author. This requires a large social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. (more…)

How to Help a Starving Author | by Linda Brendle

starvingwriterOkay, so I’m not really starving, but I could use some help. My book, A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos, was released by Anaiah Press in digital form on July 1, 2014, and in paperbook on January 6, 2015. Since then I’ve blogged, tweeted, Facebooked, Google+ed, LinkedIn, Stumbled, and Pinned until my regular readers are pretty much saturated. Unknown authors have limited advertising budgets, so I need to find new and innovative ways to reach beyond my own base and tap into a larger market. If you are fan of my work and would like to be a member of #TeamLinda, here are a few things you can do. (more…)

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