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Networking for Writers by Lizzie Chantree

I always enjoy reading books by the bestselling author Lizzie Chantree, so when I noticed that she had written a non-fiction book: Networking for Writers I ordered a copy to see if the hints and tips might be helpful to me.

The Blurb

Are you swamped with book marketing and looking for a way to find new sales? Learn simple and effective networking techniques, to grow your readership and connect with other authors and book lovers, today!

Whether you are a new or an experienced writer, self-published or traditionally published, this book will show you how to grow your readership and author network, through some of the most powerful of all marketing tools - word of mouth and recommendation.

This book will show you:

How networking can help you sell more books.

Why author branding is important.

How networking hours work.

Specific Facebook groups for writers

How to utilise social media to grow your readership.

How not to waste valuable writing time.

How to make our marketing more effective.

Throughout Networking for Writers, we will explore running or attending book signings, hosting seminars, finding a writing buddy or mentor, author networking groups, social media planning and so much more.

The Review

There is no getting away from the fact that we live in a digital age and that networking is key for authors whether they are traditionally published or self-published .

Networking for Writers helps writers make sense of the plethora of social media platforms out there in a straightforward organised way.

The author has created a user-friendly book and it is great, at last, to have a thorough book to guide writer through the social media maze.

Lizzie Chantree has produced a wonderful resource, that is now regularly by my side. It is quick to read, but do not be misled. This book is filled with so many gems to help writers start, and grow their social media presence, and work with other writers.

The ideas are useful and allow writers to benefit both their readers and their businesses by taking part in social media with the writing community. It allows writers to benefit not only themselves but to enjoy and help the wider writing community, too. Networking for Writers defines a win - win situation that can be fun and profitable. What an excellent combination!

It is definitely worth the read and I highly recommend it for all writers.

The Author

International bestselling author and award-winning inventor, Lizzie Chantree, started her own business at the age of 18 and became one of Fair Play London and The Patent Office's British Female Inventors of the Year in 2000. She discovered her love of writing fiction when her children were little and now works as a business mentor and runs a trending networking hour on social media, where creatives can support to each other. She writes books full of friendship and laughter, that are about women with unusual and adventurous businesses, who are far stronger than they realise. She lives with her family on the coast in Essex. Visit her website at or follow her on Twitter @Lizzie_Chantree

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