Episode 190: 4 Lurking Horrors That Will Kill Your Book

Joe and I are surrounded by spooks and ghouls in this Hallowe'en edition of the 1000 Authors Show. Listen in, if you dare, to the four lurking horrors that will kill your book... unless you slay them first. There's also silly voices and a cautionary tale about why many high-street shops are failing. It's like they want a disaster...

Key Points

  • [2:35] Vicky shares a retail fail story. Some people can’t be helped!

  • [7:55] What spooky things are lurking in the dark that will destroy your nicely-crafted book?

  • [13:15] Don’t skimp on the book finishings! It will make your book look and feel cheap if you do.

  • [18:00] What should you invest in?

  • [20:15] Get beta readers to read through your book!

  • [23:15] You need a website for your book!

  • [25:00] The biggest demon of all is the one that lives inside your head.

  • [30:15] Pre-order Vicky’s latest book!

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About Vicky...

Vicky Fraser is the founder of Moxie Books and author of How The Hell Do You Write A Book and Business For Superheroes. She helps business owners write life-changing books, connect with readers and new customers, and grow their businesses. When she's not doing that, she's hanging from a trapeze by her feet.

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