Next Draft with Diane Hatz Zine #3
Rock Gods hits #1, marketing books, and more from Diane
Welcome to Next Draft Zine #3. Once a month, I do a roundup of my writing, work, and other interesting and fun tidbits.
Promotion for Rock Gods & Messy Monsters began last week, and it got off to an amazing start! The book was a “New Releases for Less” feature on BookBub and also reached THREE #1 spots on Amazon Kindle’s “Hot New Releases” - Pop Culture, Pop Culture Music, and Absurdist Fiction.
I started an eight-week virtual blog tour last week, and also took part in a book launch party with The Writer’s Room at Revel (replay below). And to top all that off, I hosted a launch party for the book in Santa Fe, New Mexico (where I live).
(You can watch the replay above.)
One highlight in September was a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, to participate in the Amazing Comic Con. Not only did I get a chance to table and speak with folks about Rock Gods and my work, I was invited on a panel to discuss being an indie author and was interviewed for a podcast. Even Batman and Robin supported the book!
In case you missed any articles from September, you can catch up here:
Launch announcement for Rock Gods & Messy Monsters
Rock Gods & Messy Monsters, Chap 1, Pt 1 - Explanation of opening scenes in the book
Alex has a Bad Day, Chap 1, Pt 2 - Second part of chapter 1 explained
Creatively Marketing Your Book - Both indie and traditionally published authors need to find new and creative ways to promote their books
If you’d like a copy of the book to follow along with my pieces explaining the various scenes, you can order:
Paperback (Amazon) for $14.95
Ebook (Kindle) for $4.99. (Free on Kindle Unlimited!)
To order from outside the U.S., use this link.
That’s about it for this month. Thanks for being part of this community - please email any time if you have anything you’d like to share.
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