Technology has made it easier than ever to reach wider audiences no matter where they are in the world. All it takes is a little thinking outside the box and you can market a self-published book in creative ways, affordably and impactfully. This is where book tours come in: Tours are a great way to connect with your readers and technology has made them easier and cheaper than ever!
Author Thomas Noel Smith is taking his latest book Tales of Charm, Balderdash, and Yarns Somewhere In Between, on tour — a Virtual Book Tour with Outskirts Press. Thomas will be able to take his book to the far corners of the globe, all from the comfort of his own home! Keep an eye out for Thomas’s book as he will be featured on several blogs over the weeks and months ahead!
Luckily for us, Thomas was kind enough to answer a few questions as the tour was getting started so that we can give you a glimpse into the mind of the creator of Tales of Charm, Balderdash, and Yarns Somewhere In Between.
OP: Tell us a little bit about Tales of Charm, Balderdash, and Yarns Somewhere In Between. What is it about?
Thomas: My book is a collection of short stories ranging from the very serious to the very ridiculous…all of the stories are very entertaining.
OP: Why did you decide to write this story?
Thomas: There were stories deep within me that needed to be told.
OP: How did you get your book published?
Thomas: I submitted my manuscript to Outskirts Press. I have published four other books with Outskirts Press.
OP: What types of readers would be interested in this story?
Thomas: I think everyone who enjoys fiction will be interested in my book.
OP: What is special about your book?
Thomas: It is unique. The tales offer a different view of life and the world in general.
OP: What differentiates it from other books in the same category?
Thomas: No other book has such a wide variety of stories — ranging from the very short and direct, to the longer stories that approach the essence of life and love.
OP: Have you published any other books?
Thomas: I have published four books of poetry with Outskirts Press: “Dust” and Other Poems, Pirouettes in the Moonlight, Words of the Times, as well as Impressions and Memories.
OP: Do you plan to publish more?
Thomas: Yes, I plan to publish more.
OP: Thanks for your time, Thomas! We look forward to learning more about you as you visit other bloggers!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Thomas Noel Smith, in addition to being a writer, is also a poet. He is currently a film actor in Florida. He has also worked as a professional circus clown and a magician.
For more information or to contact the author, visit https://www.outskirtspress.com/flactortom
This author purchased the Virtual Book Tour marketing option, which allows self-publishing authors to connect with bloggers and harness the power of the blogosphere by taking their book on the “virtual road.” Learn more about this service by visiting your Publishing Center and reviewing the available marketing options.
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