Day: July 29, 2015

Wednesday Wing….what can I read in the first 10% of your book? #WriterTips #wwwblogs

More excellent advice from Rosie Amber. These posts are must reads for writers.

Rosie Amber

Welcome to my new feature called Wednesday Wing where I’ll be passing on

observations, tips and information to readers I’ve made a note of.

Rosie's Notebook

Today I’m passing on a tip about the first 10% of your book.

With Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature potential readers can start reading your book for FREE to see it’s worth them buying. With online purchasing of books growing, this is a significant selling opportunity for authors.

Making best use of the first 10%

If a reader picks your paperback book up at a book store or a library, they can easily flick to the first page of the story.

When searching for a book online using the “Look Inside” feature a reader is stuck with the 10% allowed by Amazon. If your first few pages are full of a “dedication”, “Thank yous” to all your, beta readers, proof-readers, editors, book cover artists, family members and pet dog…

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