Promote Your Book

Posting on the Author Network

BookWorks new Author Network lets authors connect with each other and with our service provider members. Visit the Author Network to interact with fellow members, view their work, share status updates and get advice to improve your craft. We also encourage you to warn one another of the challenges you've overcome to spare others the same mistakes. The Author Network feature is where the BookWorks tribe can meet and mingle to help support and empower each other, which is our mission.

The Author Network functions much like some of the big social networks you use, but it's all authors like you. You can invite Friends and form Groups of like-minded members, perhaps those who work in the same genre(s) that you do.

First of all, a few rules of engagement…

  1. Keep it helpful, supportive and respectful.
  2. Feel free to share your accomplishments, highlights of your self-publishing journey, news, and helpful tips that may save a fellow author unnecessary pitfalls.
  3. Ask questions, pick our brains, post some upbeat encouragement, inspiring quotes and light-hearted humor.
  4. HAVE FUN! 

(This is not the venue for shameless self-promotion, pitching services or blatant advertising and those or any other inappropriate posts will be removed at the discretion of our admin team.)

How It Works

Posting to the Author Network Feed
Click on the “What’s New Member”? window; this will show you the option to Post Update or Upload a File Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 12.45.51 AM

Type in your status update and any links that may be relevant and hit Post Update when you’re ready to publish it to the feed.  If you make a mistake or change your mind, you may Delete your entry and try again.

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Adding an Image to the Author Network Feed
If you want to post an image, click on Upload a File after clicking into the "What's New" text box. This will redirect you to the image upload area.  CLICKING "Upload a File" HERE:
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OPENS THIS UPLOAD SCREEN:
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 Click on Choose File to open your local drive.Select your image and click Choose to add it to the image upload.Finally, after the image selection pane has closed, click the gray Upload Photo button to add it to the Community Feed.  Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 12.57.49 AM
Retitle your photo if you wish and post whatever comments you want to include with it in the Picture Description box.You may also designate who sees it and whether you will accept comments on your photo.Then hit Save to post it to the feed.  If you make a mistake or change your mind, you may Delete and try again.  bw-pic
Automatic Posting to the Feed
 A number of your updates and changes are automatically posted to the Community Feed.These include:

  • Changing your profile photo
  • Updating your profile information
  • Adding a new book
  • Becoming a new member
  • Being selected for Featured Author or Book of the Week
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