Pinterest Book Marketing for Self-Publishing Authors: Gary Turcotte

Pinterest is proving a fruitful tool for authors in the marketing of their books, and for readers in discovering new books and popular authors. Outskirts Press now introduces prolific author Gary Turcotte to Pinterest with the fiction writer’s own page. The dedicated Pinterest page highlights Gary’s 16 eclectic books that run the gamut from horror to coming of age.

Iron Stan: Psycho CopGary raised a family and made a living with his own construction business before resuming his old love for writing. The Iron Stan: Psycho Cop and The Return of Iron Stanauthor has churned out 16 books in the years since then, including the horror novel Brutus the Baby Snatcher, coming-of-age fiction The Curse of Beauty and the gripping science fiction novel Carbon Copy: Alpha Man.

Pinterest bills itself as “a tool for collecting and organizing things you love.” For prolific authors like Gary, the popular social media site represents a growing promotional channel to earn additional exposure for their books and their author platform.

Book cover art, along with a summary of the story line, provide a quick overview of each author’s literaryCarbon Copy: Alpha Man contributions. Visitors to Gary Turcotte’s Pinterest page will learn about the author and view each of his books. Fans of the author’s work can pin items that interest them – in this case, specific books – to their own page for later purchase or sharing with friends, and follow Turcotte to get notice when new books are released.

The books of Gary Turcotte can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at The books are available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble and are being aggressively promoted with a focus on several categories, including, coming of age, horror, action/adventure and science fiction. For more information about author Gary Turcotte and each of his books, visit his Pinterest page.

Gary Turcotte was inspired to write by a high school English teacher who encouraged him to pen short stories and poems. After being distracted from the pursuit for some years by his construction career, Turcotte resumed writing in earnest. He is now a prolific author of 16 fiction novels ranging from crime dramas to thrillers to works of horror.

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