Engaging With Readers

Stevie Turner

Countless times I have read the same thing – I as a self-published author must engage with readers.

This is common sense, and it does not take the brains of a rocket scientist to work out that it’s readers who will buy my books.  However, the way to go about this procedure is usually left tantalisingly out of reach just around the corner.  I’ve yet to read about a genuine strategy that doesn’t cost the earth and promises to connect authors with readers.

Here is another issue self-published authors face:  When it seems the whole world population has written a book or twelve, how does one actually go about finding readers that are not authors? 

We as Indie authors have a tricky problem in that our books are not usually on the shelves of large bookstores for the reading public to peruse.  Therefore we tend to have to part with…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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