Public Relations for Authors Take Hold of Your Own Promotions by Babs Hightower



Getting help to promote your book just got easier. Public Relations for Authors Take Hold of Your Own Promotions will help you locate that special publicist who will help you promote your book the right way. As a Publicity Director for two publishers Babs brings knowledge to the book.

Public Relations teaches you why you need a publicist and how to find the right one for you. To understand what you need she covers:

How publicity can help sell books
What you need to know about publicity
Writing Pitches
Media Kits
Press Releases
Where to find a PR agent
What to send to your PR agent


About the author

Babs Hightower has been helping authors since 2000. She owns a book review blog Babs Book Bistro which got her started in PR and helping authors promote themselves. In 2012 she started working for Entangled Publishing and worked her way up to Publicity Director over the Scandalous Imprint. She is also the publicist for World Castle Publishing. She is also known as Morgan Kincaid writer of Historical Romance.

Should you want to follow her, or learn more, you can find Babs online on:

But if you have any questions for Babs, feel free to post them in the comments below.

Authors! How To Work With Book Bloggers

Barb Drozdowich is a reader and book blogger who put down in words what many book bloggers wish authors would know and take to heart when they are looking for promotion or reviews on their books.

Let me present to you *Dromroll*cover authors guide book bloggers


Do you feel out of your comfort zone when dealing with book bloggers? They are the New Gatekeepers to book publishing success – but how can you tap into that source of free promotions by putting your best foot forward

The Author’s Guide to Working with Book Bloggers combines the advice of 215 blogging professionals collected in a survey covering all aspects of communication between authors and Review Blogs. Whether you are a new author, or have many titles under your belt, let us demystify the promotion of your book on a book blog.

You’ll learn about whom and where book bloggers are, and the following:

The Query,

The Review,

The Giveaway,

The Author Interview,

The Guest Post,

The Book Blurb Excerpt and Cover Reveals and more!

Where can we find this Book Blogger and learn more from her, or even ask her to review our books?

Bakerview Consulting (Business Site)

Barb Drozdowich (Author Site)

Sugarbeat’s Books (Book Blog)

Facebook (Author blog)




Of course being an author I had to read this book and let you know what I thought after reading. You’ll find my review here. (just click the link and follow the yellow brick road, erm, I mean breadcrumbs)

How do you go about asking a book blogger for a spot on their blog, or ask them for a review? Do you always read the blogger’s guidelines?