Here are the top four mistakes I see independent authors making that are absolutely certain to drive away potential readers. #1 Mentioning you checked spelling and grammar in your book description or on social media. I am genuinely shocked at the number of times “authors” tout this as a reason to buy their book. It takes MINUTES to run spell check in a word processing program. You do not get a gold star or a pat on the head for doing this. Adults are expected to do this.
This post on BookDaily.com by Rebecca Foster was first posted on 8th September 2014 and can be found at http://www.bookdaily.com/authorresource/blog/post/1564803. ———————————————————————- This morning I received three emails. One was from a lady in Scotland who read one of my books and joined my fan page. She wanted me to know how much she appreciated waking up and finding that I had responded to her messages. The second was from a man in Australia who sent me a list of thing