Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Available Today - How to Publish and Promote Your Book Now!

Thank you to everyone who’s supported me and supported my books, those who’ve attended my seminars over the years, and my husband for prodding me for years to write this book!

No tour stop today - (Yesterday I visited Elizabeth Craig to discuss finding a need and a niche with our writing) - but anyone who leaves a comment in next 24 hours will be entered to win a free autographed copy and some cool bookmarks and swag! Winner will be announced Thursday morning.

I’m happy to announce the publication of my 7th book:

By L. Diane Wolfe

Publishing and promoting made simple!

Have you always dreamed of publishing a book but didn’t know where to begin? This book walks you through the steps of identifying markets, budgeting, building an online presence, and generating publicity. Get the whole story on:

• Traditional publishing
• Self-publishing
• Print and e-book setup, formatting, and distribution
• Finding your target audience
• Generating reviews and media interest
• Networking and developing an online presence
• Promotional materials and appearances

Uncover your ideal publishing path and numerous marketing options before you begin. Writing is your dream. Give it the best chance for success!

$14.95 Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-9827139-5-2
$4.99 Ebook ISBN 978-0-9827139-9-0
Publishing/Marketing, 210 pages, Dancing Lemur Press LLC

Purchase at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Amazon Kindle UK, and Powell’s.

“She gives an unbiased take on the advantages and disadvantages of traditional publishing and self-publishing and publishing paths that combine the two… It's the perfect book for those who want an overview to begin the decision-making process.”
- Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the multi award-winning series of how-to books for writers

“A must-read for writers planning on self-publishing or any writer who wants the ultimate how-to on promoting. Tons of links, advice, and how-to, whether you're going for print or e-publication.”
- Helen Ginger, author of Angel Sometimes

May it help you on your journey!

Leave a comment to win a free autographed copy and cool swag!


  1. This book is a must have for any hopeful writer out there - me. :) So much information all in one place, a true literary god send for future authors. - New follower and now I'll be stalking your blog for a bit. :D Thank you!

  2. Yay!!!! Congrats on your release!! :)

  3. I've got my post up, Tweeted, and FB'd about it. I'm so excited for you!

  4. Congrats on this! Sounds like a "must-have" for any writer.

  5. Gotta pick this one up!

    Been looking forward to it.

  6. Thank you, all!

    DL, thanks - you are a sweetheart.

  7. Awesome! One-click, it's on my Kindle. I'll get to it just as soon as I finish killing all those stupid piggies in Angry Birds. That game is far too addictive.

    Congrats. Can't wait to poke through your advice and improve my chances of landing a top-notch agent/publisher.

    - Eric

  8. Woo Hoo, Diane. This is a gem for both beginning and established writers. Go buy it. Now.

  9. A big fist-pumpin' wooohooo for you! This book does sound like a must-buy for every writer.

  10. Congratulations on your new book! It's perfect for writers.

  11. Congrats on your new release and I hope it brings you much success!

  12. Congrats! This seems like it's got everything packed in there.

  13. Congratulations for putting it all in one place and releasing it to the world!

  14. Eric, slay those Angry Birds! And thank you for mentioning this on Facebook.

    Thank you, all!

  15. Hi Diane .. the book sounds great and once my Kindle is set up - I shall do the deed and download it - it just feels essential reading for all aspiring writers - published or otherwise ..

    I'm so pleased you hubby pushed you - perhaps he just wanted you to sit down for 5 minutes??!!

    Cheers Hilary

  16. I'd love some swag. Still buying it for my Kindle though. Totally addicted to Kindle...but an autographed copy would go great on my shelf of autographed books!

    Tina @ Life is Good
    Co-host, April 2013 A-Z Challenge
    @TinaLifeisGood, #atozchallenge

  17. You're welcome. I hope you have a lot of success with your book.

  18. Well, who wouldn't want to be in the running for cool swag in addition to a helpful book? Thanks for the opportunity to enter, Diane.

  19. I wish you much success with the book! It's being featured on my blog tomorrow. :)

  20. CONGRATS, Diane! I'm definitely getting this one. : )

  21. Congrats to publishing your valuable book!!!!

  22. Congrats! Hope Your book will receive the appreciation it deserces.

  23. Congratulations! This is just the thing I need right now. I would like to self publish an e-book and want to know the best way to proceed.

  24. I'd love to read it and hope you mentioned blog book tours! ;) Would also be glad to have a guest post for the Blood-Red Pencil, maybe later in the spring?

  25. Congratulations Diane! I know this is a book all us writers could use. I know I'd love to have copy.

  26. Hilary, that is quite likely!

    Linda, I cover it.

    Dani, it's been so long, I don't know what I mentioned where. There are a lot of links in the book. Would love to do something for the Blood-Red Pencil.

  27. Congratulations on the release! :D

  28. Hearty congratulations on your seventh book. And I know that your book will be a must read for every aspiring author and even published authors.

    I still have your site stored as a link in an upcoming posting. Once I get over some traumatic times, I shall duly get back to that.

    Thank you for your support on my site. Very much appreciated.

    With respect and kind wishes,


  29. Hi Diane - You mentioned the BISG site in today’s guest post. I looked there but couldn’t find the lists of the genres and sub-genres. I’d like to see those if you can direct me to it. Thank you for all you give back to writers with your time and services David M Goodman Sr.

  30. Super congratulations. What a big day for you.

  31. Hey, how come my copy was autographed??? lol

    Congrats, L.D., on the release of your awesome book. :D

  32. Thank you, Gary.

    David the direct link is-
    It is difficult to find!

  33. Conratulations on release of your new book. Hope it goes well for you. Looks like it will be helpful to writers.

  34. I think I heard about this someplace.

    Best of luck on your release.

  35. Getting here kind of late, but I've had a rather long weird day. I'm hoping that tomorrow will be less weird.

    I think you will enjoy my #IWSG post tomorrow (Wednesday)--I thought it was a rather sly move.

    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog
    Twitter: @AprilA2Z

  36. This book sounds phenomenal, and exactly what I need. So, I'm warning ya... if I'm not lucky enough to WIN your book, I'll have to buy it!

  37. Congratulations! I'll share it on my Monday post.

  38. Congratulations on the book release, Diane.

  39. Sounds like everything I'd need to get happily published. Congratulations on the book! Thanks for writing it for us.

  40. I meant what I said, I love it already!!