For a long time you worked on writing a book, put a part of your soul into it, transferred all your imagination to paper. The question arises, what to do next? Where to carry their works, so that they become famous? Are you at a loss? You need to promote your book to the masses, but you don’t know how? Let’s try to figure out what to do in such a situation so that your first book will create a sensation and become recognizable.
Selling your own creativity is a skill that every modern author should possess. You need to be competitive so that your work does not go “nowhere.” Millions of books and thousands of authors fade away without having achieved success. Doing nothing and hoping that you will be noticed without making any effort for this is silly, because there are a lot of writers, and you should be able to show yourself as the best. Just writing well is not enough for today.
In order to engage in literature, you must be unique. Decide in which direction you want to work, what idea to carry in your work. Definitely, you will reduce your chances of success if you are sprayed on many genres at the same time. You need to acquire a name, become famous, take place as an author, and only after that can you choose any path.
If you need popularity and fame, you will have to get acquainted with the skill of advancement.
The main methods of promotion:
Sell to the publisher. After you have finished writing, send the text to various publishers. Then wait for the editor to review your work, and if the publisher accepts it, the book will be published. Most likely, the publisher will offer you cooperation on their own terms. This method does not require your financial costs, but the income may not be as great as you expect.
Give money to the publisher. Money is everything, and in the literary market this statement is also relevant. Give money to the publishing team. They, as professionals in their field, promote your book through media, presentations, and various programs. Surely you will achieve the desired result pretty quickly, become famous and get decent fees in a short time. But you have to spend a decent amount, we are talking about several hundred thousand rubles.
Work with an agent. You are looking for a literary agent, sell him your work. Further, the agent himself is busy searching for publishers for publication, and assumes the entire organization of your promotion. With this option, you practically do not need to do anything, but, of course, there are some nuances. Your profit will be very small, you will have to work not only for the publisher, but also for the agent.
Self promotion. The method consists in the fact that you print the print run, negotiate with the stores about the presentations, conduct promotions. Self-reliance and activity is something you will definitely need if you choose this method. Profit is expected to be considerable, but it will take a lot of time.
Choose any direction of advancement, each has its own advantages and disadvantages. Good luck and success will be needed in any case. The main desire, and everything will turn out.