Technology has created a wide variety of ways to reach audiences all over the world. It takes is a little thinking outside the box and you can market a self-published book in creative, affordable and impactful ways. Consider book tours! Tours are a great way to connect with your readers and technology has made them easier and more cost effective than ever!
Author Valerie Lull is taking her latest book Glorious Garlic. Enjoy. Feel Good and Live Long, on tour — a Virtual Book Tour with Outskirts Press. This will allow Valerie to take her book into the far corners of the globe, all from the comfort of her own home! Keep an eye out for Valerie’s book as she will be featured on several blogs over the weeks and months ahead!
Luckily for us, Valerie was kind enough to answer a few questions as the tour was getting started so that we can give you a sneak peek into the mind of the creator of Glorious Garlic. Enjoy. Feel Good and Live Long.
OP: Tell us a little bit about Glorious Garlic. Enjoy. Feel Good and Live Long. What is it about?
Valerie: The use of garlic for both health and culinary purposes.
OP: Why did you decide to write this story?
Valerie: I am interested in anything having to do with good health and longevity.
OP: How did you get your book published?
Valerie: I self-published.
OP: What types of readers would be interested in this story?
Valerie: People who are interested in good health and cooking with garlic.
OP: What is special about your book?
Valerie: It is written so that the lay person can read and benefit from it. It is NOT a scientific treatise.
OP: What differentiates it from other books in the same category?
Valerie: The interesting chapter on the history of garlic use, and a chapter on garlic and sex, and the recipes.
OP: Have you published any other books?
Valerie: Yes, Ten Healthy Teas and Ten Spices for Health and Longevity
OP: Do you plan to publish more?
Valerie: Yes, I’m starting a book of vegetarian recipes.
OP: Thanks for your time, Valerie! We look forward to learning more about you as you visit other bloggers!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Valerie is a Master Herbalist and writes a blog called Simple Ways to stay healthy. Valerie writes about herbs, teas, spices and nutrition. Valerie lives in Florida and writes books about health with the help of her cats, British drama and comedy, and her love of vegetarian cooking. She is currently working on a vegetarian cookbook.
For more information or to contact the author, visit http://www.valerielull.com/
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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