There’s a lot going on in the publishing world. That’s why every Friday, we share the best of what our staff has been reading this week.

On Marketing and Publishing

Take a Virtual Book Tour with Your Book – From Your Home from Frances Caballo 

You can go on a book tour without leaving the comfort of your own home. Frances Caballo explains how.

How do you Pinterest? from Carrie Beckort

If you’ve wondered how Pinterest can help you as an author, Carrie Beckort gives you some a few ideas.

How To Handle Feedback: 6 Do’s & Don’ts from Write On Sisters

Here’s what you need to know about handling feedback.

Marketing Your Book 101: Personal Branding and Writing from Killer Nashville

You can never learn too much about branding, and Killer Nashville has a great article for authors.

Six things to help launch your book from Simone Pond

Launching your book can be tough, but these six things might help.

Thinking About Writing in Multiple Genres? Here’s What You Need to Know from The Book Designer

Ever consider writing in multiple genres? The Book Designer talks about everything you’ll need to know.

What You Need to Know About Publicity Before You Self-Publish from The Write Life

Publicity and marketing are some of the most difficult parts of the self-publishing process for authors. Learn as much as you can before you get started.

Motivation For Creative People With Mark McGuinness from The Creative Penn

Struggling with motivation? Mark McGuinness and Joanna Penn sit down to talk about how creative people can find motivation.

Public Speaking for Writers from Elizabeth Spann Craig

If public speaking scares you, you’re not alone. But Elizabeth Spann Craig talks about how it can help boost your writing career.

Writers, Are You Willing to Play the Waiting Game? from The Book Designer

Are YOU playing the waiting game? You probably shouldn’t be.

Happy reading!