Book Tour is closing down September 1st.
Book Tour was a fantastic site for readers to find author events, interviews, and podcasts. Authors, publishers, and publicists could build an author page featuring bios, links, appearances, and books. The feed from Book Tour appeared on numerous sites, including Amazon’s author pages.
Kevin Smokler stated it was just not financially possible to run the site anymore. (And that there were fewer author tours.) He did offer several other sites as viable replacements:
Amazon Author Central
He even stated that existing dates could be downloaded as an XML file or through a tool at Book Tour and uploaded into several of the sites listed above.
Outside of my own websites and blogs, Book Tour was the main site I used to post my schedule. I’m really going to miss it!
Anyone else use Book Tour, either as a reader or author?