Until now, I’ve avoided writing blog articles that address the business of authoring. I’m not an editor, so I’m unqualified to write about editing or its associated subjects. I’m not an indie author, although I started out as one and failed miserably. I can’t write about that; it’s too painful to recall. I’m not a self-publisher that could talk about the ins and outs of publishing, marketing, et al. So, why the hell am I writing an article about writing, now?
Evolved Publishing and I are pondering a plan for my current Eloah Series that concerns our target audience for the book. Readers, please do not take offense with the “target” tag. In this sense, it’s innocuous and refers to identifying reader’s preferences by category and genre. My books are undoubtedly multi-genre. Within the series, readers will find elements of science fiction, fantasy, reincarnation, aliens, alternative history, religion, spirituality, agnosticism, atheism, paganism, paranormal, supernatural, metaphysical and quantum physics, neatly wrapped into a suspense thriller format with unforgettable fictional and historical characters.
Can you see the problem? How does one promote and market a novel series like this? Obviously, we’re not sitting around twiddling our thumbs, and it’s not like readers aren’t buying the books or downloading with Kindle Unlimited. But, we believe the series has so much more potential—bestseller potential, even mega, “Robert Langdon,” film potential.
We think we’ve got a handle on it, but to be sure you’ve got the right keyword when searching for the Eloah Series… do not search by keyword or category or genre at all. Simply type Eloah by Lex Allen into Amazon’s search block and you’ll be on your way to an exciting, potentially best-selling science fiction, fantasy, reincarnation, aliens, alternative history, religion, spirituality, agnosticism, atheism, paganism, paranormal, supernatural, metaphysical and quantum physics, suspense thriller trilogy you’ve ever read. A story that you will not soon forget and one that you will eagerly refer to family, friends, neighbors, the milkman, the postman, your grocer cashier, the dog-catcher, the…