Category: Marketing Your Writing

  • Book Trailer – American Fraternity Man

    The first American Fraternity Man book trailer is on the YouTubes. Share and share alike! Soon, I’ll write a posting about my experience with book trailers, my feelings about book trailers as a genre, etc. But right now, regardless of the final effect of such marketing efforts, I’m just really excited about this final trailer. […]

  • Marketing My Writing Part IV: Blurbs

    It is with great pride that I submit to you the following statements about American Fraternity Man, written by authors for whom I have tremendous  respect: The culture of Greek life is both skewered and embraced in this take-no-prisoners coming of age novel from debut author Nathan Holic. Here, you’ll meet one character who has reached the conclusion that […]

  • The Drunken Odyssey

    Just prior to my book release party this past Saturday, I sat down with John King, host of the literary/writing life podcast “The Drunken Odyssey.” It’s a fun conversation. We talk about my book American Fraternity Man, and fraternity life in the state of Florida, and hazing, and alcoholism, and road trips, and mixed-media literature, […]

  • Goodreads

    American Fraternity Man is now on Goodreads. Help a brother out, and add it to your “want to read” or “currently reading” (or whatever) shelves. And whenever you’re finished, just give it a little rating and/or review. There are a few things that make me truly sad in this world: an empty playground in the […]

  • Book Cover Revealed

    There is an old advertising strategy called “pulsing,” whereby the advertiser will begin many months before an event or product release by dangling a “teaser” to consumers. Then, as we get closer to the release date (or the event), the advertiser will increase the frequency with which we see the advertisements. By the date itself, […]

  • Marketing My Writing: Part II

    The following is the second essay in a series (that I might or might not continue to write) exploring my own curiosity and dread at having to market my first novel. “Like-Watching,” and Facebook Givers/Takers Back in the day, there seemed to be only one real use for Facebook: the term “social networking” was broad, […]

  • Marketing My Writing: Part 1

    The following is the first essay in a series (that I might or might not continue to write) exploring my own curiosity and dread at having to market my first novel. “Facebook Anxiety” Every time that I hear of someone deactivating or deleting their Facebook profile, I give a silent “whoo-hoo!” and/or “you go, girl!” […]