10 ways to promote your novel for free

Excellent ideas!

Helena Fairfax

Sharon Boothroyd, along with her husband Keith, runs a free e-zine for fiction lovers called KISHBOO. The magazine has gone from strength to strength since its launch, and yet Sharon, as a canny Yorkshirewoman, has spent nothing at all on advertising.

Sharon kindly offered to share some of her promotional tips today. Thanks for dropping in with your advice, Sharon. (As a hard-pressed writer and fellow-Yorkshirewoman, you had me at the word “free”!)

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helena fairfax, kishbookImage courtesy of Pixabay



by Sharon Boothroyd


Every writer must take publicity seriously.

I’m the editor of a non- profit (yet successful) e-magazine KISHBOO We launched our project in October 2014 – and guess what?

We haven’t paid a single penny for advertising.

Would you like free publicity? Here’s ten tips for you to follow:

1 Network

I already knew quite a few writers who…

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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2 Responses to 10 ways to promote your novel for free

  1. Thank you so much Russ for re- blooging this! I will share on FB and twitter.

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