The Key to Fiction Success in 116 Words

061804-blue-white-pearl-icon-people-things-people-workerIn fiction, no single book will make a career… Write in series and if possible, write multiple series for the same readers. Promotion needs to be continual. Effective promotion options will vary among genres/sub-sub-sub-genres

Watch that genre/sub-sub-sub-genre for changes and evolution. Keep an eye on how covers are changing over time and make sure you re-cover as needed.

In some genres/sub-sub-sub-genres, things can change fast. Recently, I watched one Indie author radically transform an entire genre/sub-sub-sub-genre in less than two months. So, do keep close eye on things 😉

The beauty of fiction is that it is entertainment, not a problem’s solution, so fans will buy over and over if they like the genre/sub-sub-sub-genre and author.

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