Author Marketing

3 Writing Contests Self-Published Authors Must Apply For in 2017

Writing contests aren’t just for those looking to submit short stories and poems to magazine publications anymore. With the continued evolvement of self-publishing and the rise of such e-book distributors as Amazon, Smashwords, Nook (Barnes & Noble’s distribution platform), and […]

3 Ways Authors Can Use Facebook Live to Market Their Books

As an author, writing your books (and having them professionally edited by experts like us) is only half the battle. The next piece when it comes to launching a successful writing career is marketing yourself, building an author platform and brand that […]

How Authors Should Use Snapchat to Gain Readers: Part Three

The past few weeks, Midnight Publishing has been discussing the newest app to really take over social media in a big way: Snapchat. Reports have come in that 60 percent of Snapchat users are under the age of 24, so […]

How Authors Should Use Snapchat to Gain Readers: Part Two

Last week, here at Midnight Publishing’s blog, we talked about the newest app to become a massive hit with millennials; Snapchat. We delved into what it is, how it got started, and why we recommend that authors (especially those who write […]

How Authors Should Use Snapchat to Gain Readers: Part One

It’s a well-known fact that social media is one of the best ways to reach readers nowadays, but with technology and apps constantly updating and being created, it can be dizzying for any author to keep track of where to […]