What to Put in your Author Media Kit

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Having a ready to go press release kit is something every Indie author should have. It’s also a good idea to have it on a static page on your website or/and blog. Rather have everything in one place than have to scramble around when it’s called for. Having it on your website means that anyone who would like to post reviews of your books on their own sites can just grab what they need without the need to try and contact you first. I’m working on my website at the moment so the link here is down, but if you want great examples, just do a Google search of some of your favourite authors.

Include your author photo – a nice size and quality image. Some authors change their photos regularly. Danielle Steel has a new picture of herself in extravagant gowns on the backs of each of her books…

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3 thoughts on “What to Put in your Author Media Kit

    Peter Wells aka Countingducks said:
    August 21, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    I just read a post from you, via your Twitter feed, and now this. You really are a mine of interesting and useful information and insights


    TanGental said:
    August 24, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    Really useful Jo. I’ll get on it!


    D.G.Kaye said:
    August 26, 2015 at 3:48 am

    Thanks for this great post Jo. I have been working off and on for awhile now to get a professional looking media kit page on my blog, and due to many overwhelming factors, I’ve yet to finish it. I’m aiming to do that after publishing my upcoming newest book. 🙂


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