Joanna Penn is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thrillers under J.F.Penn. She also writes inspirational non-fiction for authors and is an award-winning creative entrepreneur and international professional speaker. Her site, TheCreativePenn.com is regularly voted one of the top 10 sites for writers and self-publishers.
"Joanna is not just a go-to-expert for writers, she's a
go-to-expert for the experts like myself. She's been working
continuously as an author and entrepreneur for more than a decade,
and has connections and conversations with people across the
publishing industry that put her insights and advice into a class
of their own." Jane Friedman, Author, Publishing Consultant,
Speaker. www.JaneFriedman.com"Joanna Penn has an
intuitive understanding of how marketing works and how that
pertains to the unique challenge of reaching readers and selling
books. Her advice is always practical, actionable, and - most
importantly of all - effective." David Gaughran, author, Let's
Get Digital and Let's Get Visible
"There are thousands of books about how to sell books but this is one of the few written by someone who walks the talk. A bestselling author herself, who has shared every step of her publishing journey with empathy and generosity, Penn is an inspiration to multitudes of writers. Whether you're an indie, trade published or hybrid author, whether you are just starting out or have already sold widely, whether you love marketing or hate it, you will learn from this book."
Orna Ross, Author and Director, Alliance of Independent Authors."Joanna Penn's wonderful podcast was a major influence on me when I was a struggling author, trying to work out how to get readers to discover my first self-published books. Her non-fiction, too, has been a life-saver, and this revised edition of How to Market a Book is filled with her hallmarks: a thorough approach, comprehensive scope and a delivery that is patient and easy to read in a way that is 100% "Joanna." I commend it to new authors, but also to experienced veterans who would benefit from a review of their marketing to ensure that they are up to date with the most current thinking."Mark Dawson, bestselling thriller author and creator of the Advertising for Authors course and the Self-Publishing Formula podcast "The Third Edition of Joanna Penn's How to Marketing a Book does not disappoint! Book marketing changes fast, and with this updated content Joanna solidifies this book's place as one of the must-read books on every author's bookshelf."Jim Kukral, www.BusinessAroundABook.com and the Sell More Books Show podcast "Right now, self-publishing is a wide open opportunity for writers. But it's a confusing and increasingly competitive field. Joanna Penn is one of the guides I rely on to help me navigate the maze, make better marketing decisions, and sell more books. If you read this book, she'll do the same for you."Mark McGuinness, Poet, Coach and author of Productivity for Creative People and Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success