Some excellent advice from Sophie Tallis on how to have a successful book signing. Please visit her blog for an excellent Do’s and Don’ts list.
This is the second post I’ve written specifically on book signing, as this is a topic I have some experience with. So, I’d like to share what I’ve learnt and what the experience is like for authors embarking on this scary and exciting journey.
Back in 2012, I had a sell out book launch in prestigious ‘Bookseller Award Winning’ Octavia’s Bookshop, followed by a very successful Waterstones book signing tour. It was both exhausting and exhilarating and costly in terms of petrol/gas and parking, but I loved it and sold a lot of books! Yay!
Fast forward to now. I’ve done my first book fair, my first reading and attended my first convention for my novel, White Mountain(published 1st Dec 2014 by Grimbold Books & Kristell Ink Publishing), and am embarking on yet more signing dates.
Along the way, I’ve learnt things that work and things that don’t and have had invaluable advice…
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