Marketing for children’s authors

Marketing. Meh. Love it or hate it, nowadays it’s something authors have to take on board. I was recently asked by Dan Buri,  who, like myself, is a writer and a member of Goodreads, for my top ten tips for promoting oneself as a children’s writer. Dan runs a website which

offers advice for writers and recommendations for readers. The site aims to help make sense of the difficult world that is indie publishing. It supports indie authors. It provides compelling content in the form of essays and stories provided by a variety of sources.

You can read my article here

And, not one to ignore an opportunity to promote, while I’m at it, I might as well leave a few links right here:

Fiction in a Flash

Helen Laycock  | Children’s Writer

Facebook Author Page



Author: helenlaycock

The tiniest detail can spark off an idea. I collect them, like butterflies. They can be strange or beautiful...and, as they flutter around, I pluck them out and use them to write. Sometimes they turn into poetry, sometimes into stories, but a lot of them have grown into something much bigger - books. I have not yet decided whether I am a children's or adults' author as I write for both. So, I'll just call myself a writer.

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