When O'shay London met Sanaa Holland, it was an instant attraction. They dated for a while and found themselves in love with each other. Finalizing their romance by tying the knot, O'shay and Sanaa found things between them starting to fall apart soon enough - happiness and fulfillment were replaced by grief and bitterness. As the couple grapples with the circumstances that change their lives forever, the question of what truly bonded them arose... LOVE, LUST or OBSESSION?
Practical Advice for Beginning Fiction
(or other genres) Writers by Jonas Brinkley
Before you begin writing make sure that you research your genre and know who your audience is. Learn about the graphic trend and the authors who are excelling in that genre. Figure out a way to enhance what's already out there without losing your own uniqueness and voice. Also, make sure that you have a great editor on standby to edit your manuscript once it's down. Doing your background check on this subject matter is a must too. It can save you a lot of time and money.
There are so many publishing platforms that you can use such as 1) Kindle Direct Publishing, 2) Draft 2 Digital, 3) LuLu, 4) Ingramspark. Once again do your research and choose the one that's best for you. They all have their pros and cons but that's life right?
Marketing is another challenge. It's good to have a product to sell but without having an effective strategy to sell your product, it's like spitting in the wind. You can market online and offline since I'm an author and businessman, I do both. People should be thankful for the internet because it allows us to reach more people and it can be cost effective if we learn how to use it accordingly. The internet is all about staying relevant to people. All the free social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, Linkedin etc) also have pay for advertisement service. Learn how to use it. Other than that, word of mouth is golden.
The aforementioned advice is for those authors who are traveling down the self-publishing road, but if you are with a traditional publisher… I would say, you will still have to promote your work to some degree.