Literature Lust: Love Letter for Readers and Writers
December 15, 2019 | #2
Your copy should address 3 key questions: Who am I writing for? (Audi-
Really? It's a "thing?"

According to August Birch, there is a "huge resurgence of print fans now that photos of books (and SHELFIES, yes, photos of bookshelves) are such a hot thing on
Instagram! "-
Create a great offer by adding words like "free" "personalized" "complimentary" or "customized." A sense of urgency often helps readers take an action,Real so think about inserting phrases like "for a limited time only" or "only 7 remaining!"
What do
Dr. Suess, Stephen King, and J.K. Rowling
have in common?
Rejection. Rejection. And Rejection.
These best-selling authors, and many other world-renowned writers, sold MILLIONS of copies of their spite of agents and publishers who rejected their ideas.

The wacky, wonderful world of words:

Know these words?

The first was completely new to me:


The next two I had met before, but just haven't had occasion to use:



The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn’t know how to read.”

– Benjamin Franklin
At Barnes and Noble, there was a display that asked people to write down the name of a book that changed their life.

I'll tell you mine if you tell me yours!

It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.
– Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
(My all-time favorite book.)