On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about How A Bad Cover Can Ruin Book Sales.
TwitterChat: How A Bad Cover Can Ruin Book Sales.
The Indie Author Twitter Chat runs for an hour, weekly on Wednesdays, at 8pm UK Time (3pm EST and noon Pacific Time). All you have to do to join in is follow the hashtag #IndieAuthorChat on Twitter.
The chats are a virtual meet-up for the self-publishing community on Twitter. If you're looking to connect with more people in our industry, joining The Indie Author Twitter Chat is the perfect way to start. Network with other authors and self-publishing professionals, learn new strategies and get answers to your most pressing questions from our guest experts.
To take part, search for the hashtag #indieAuthorChat in Twitter during the hour the chat is on and make sure to include #indieAuthorChat in your tweets so other people on the chat can find them.
Next time: Next Wednesday we have questions about Should writing set the Agenda or follow it?.
Last Time: Did you miss the summary of last week's Twitter chat about Will Spotify shake up the world of audiobooks?. You can find that here: TwitterChat: Will Spotify shake up the world of audiobooks?
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My ALLi author guest this episode is Sarah Ziegel, who has four children with autism. Sarah successfully navigated through the educational system to get the best care for her kids. It's that success that brought questions from other parents. So, to answer the many questions they had, she's published two books on navigating through the emotional, educational, and legal landscape of autism.
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