Authors – Be Involved
Here at Whispering Stories we have a number of ways for authors to get involved with our blog and social media sites, FOR FREE.
See below the different posts that we run.
Would you like us to announce it is your birthday on our social media accounts? Let us celebrate with you as we shout out it is your birthday and also let people know at least one book that you have written.
To book this post, send an email to [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and tell us that you would like to take part in our birthday posts. Remember to let us know when your birthday is so that we can write it in our diary (you don’t have to use the year if you don’t want to). Also, let us know which book of yours you would like us to shout about too.
We are just starting to book in our weekly interviews which will be running on Thursdays. It comprises of 15 questions – 10 on your book/you and 5 fun questions, still book related. It will also feature information on your latest book.
Interviews are open to all authors who write fiction and that use an author photo (due to it being the pinned post on social media and the blog.
To book an interview please email [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved. Let us know the date you would prefer to have your interview on (Thursday’s throughout the year) and which book you would like to feature.
Is the anniversary of your book’s publication day coming up? Maybe it is one year, maybe ten. Whatever the number we will happily shout about it on our social media and include an Amazon link to your book – Just let us know which Amazon UK/US link to use.
To book this post, send an email to [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and tell us that you would like to take part in our Book Birthday posts. Remember to let us know which book, date, and link (see above) you would like us to use.
The main posts that we run on our blog are book reviews. If you would like us to review your book, read our review policy first as it will tell you which genres we review and everything else involved. You can find our review policy here or click the link at the top of the page.
Are you ready to reveal the cover of your book to the public? Would you like our help with showcasing the cover? If yes, then email [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and mention that you would like to book a cover reveal. Please let us know the title of the book, the date you would like to book, and if your book is available to preorder a purchase link too. Please be aware that we only share the covers on our social media, we no longer run them on the blog.
We will require the cover at least a week before your showcase date.
First Lines Friday
Would you like us to share an opening line or two from your book on our social media account? We will run these posts every Friday so let us know if you have a particular Friday you would like throughout the year.
To book this post, send an email to [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and tell us that you would like to take part in our First Lines Friday. Remember to let us know the book and the line/lines you would like us to share.
Do you have something you would like to let our readers know? Whether it is something to do with yourself, your book, the setting of your book, the subject matter, etc. Whatever it is, as long as it is to do with either yourself or your book we will be happy to share the information on our blog.
These posts also include information on the book you would like us to advertise and yourself. To book a guest post slot email [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and let us know what you have in mind for a guest post topic and the book you would like us to share.
Do you have some bookish news you would like to share with our social media audience? Whether you have just signed a new book deal, finished your manuscript, received an award, etc. Anything news worthy that you would like to share, let us help you.
To book this post, send an email to [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and tell us what the news is you and the date you would like to share it.
Do you have a quote from one of your books you would like to share with our followers on social media? If so email [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and don’t forget to include the quote, book title, and a link to either Amazon UK or US for us to share and the date you would prefer. Be aware that social media does restrict word count so smaller quotes are best.
Do you have a writing tip you would like to share with our readers? We have a dedicated section on the blog so that other authors, including those just starting out, get helpful tips from already-established authors.
If you have some tips you would like to share take a look at our ‘Writing Tips‘ section to make sure the topic hasn’t already been covered. If not email [email protected] with the subject – Be Involved and let us know what are of writing your tip(s) cover.
You can take part in as many of the above as you would like. If you have any idea for a different type of posts that we haven’t covered then please let us know at [email protected]
Thanks for reading and we hope to hear from you soon. Make sure if you have a Twitter account that you give us a follow @storywhispers there too.