Monday, 23 May 2016

Anthony Tata - Ways to Use Social Media to Launch Your Book

In years past, book promotion relied heavily on the traditional press and its success hinged on getting the right publication to review it. Today, authors, like Anthony Tata have an incredible advantage; along with millions of bloggers, social media networks allow audiences to share their thoughts with their friends through a simple click. Here are some simple techniques for using social media to help your book go viral.
  • Give away the first chapter of your book as an immediately accessible PDF and embed a retweet button throughout the chapter. This allows people the opportunity to easily share what they’ve read with friends on Twitter.
  • You can make it easy for people to share your book with friends by creating a ‘Spread the Word’ page on your book promo site.
  • Get people excited about your book by designing a Facebook photo contest. Participants simply have to take a creative photo with the words “Help me Launch.”
  • Add social share buttons to your web page. These buttons allow people to share your page on social media.
  • A fun way to get people talking about your book is by leveraging photos on your Facebook page.
As an author, you can do amazing things with social media with a little bit of creativity. Like Anthony Tata, you no longer have to rely on the traditional press to have a successful book launch.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Anthony Tata - Top Tips for Writing Creatively

Writing success boils down to hard work, imagination and passion. Anthony Tata, a bestselling author, is getting ready to release the second book in his Jake Mahegan Thriller series. Below you will find a number of tips that can help fire up your creativity.
  • When you set out to write, don’t write linearly. This will help you to look at your story from a different angle. This can help to provide you with different ideas or new approaches.
  • If you are facing writer’s block, having more than one project in the works can help you get past writer’s block. If you are feeling frustrated, switching to another project might help you from becoming stagnant.
  • Disconnect from the Internet. This includes your social media accounts. Technology and social media can be a distraction, procrastination, and a ton of countless wasted hours.
  • Having your own workspace is a great way to shut out the world so you can make progress on your writing.
  • Make the time to write. You have to tackle the craft every day. You will get out what you put into it. If you are serious about writing you have to invest in the time.
When it comes to your perfecting your craft, it is important to remember to be patient, remain determined and remember your sense of purpose. Anthony Tata has been perfecting his craft for many years and is getting ready to release his sixth book in April 2016.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Anthony Tata - Top Ways to Embrace the Creative Writing Process

Writing is all about the process. Anthony Tata, bestselling author of the Jake Mahegan thriller series knows this well. Learning how to write is just as important as what you’re writing about. Here are some ways to help you embrace the creative writing process in order to share your story.

  • Listen to your heart. When your heart tells you to write something, listen. When you write, you are empowering yourself to overcome yourself. Ignore the inner critic that tells you you’re not good enough. Get your words down on the page.
  • Ignore your haters. There will always be someone that will tell you not to write something. Haters are too scared to try to reach their dreams. Every word you write is defeating your haters.
  • Find your creativity. Every writer needs to find their creative zone genius. Find an area where you can be free to let your mind wander and your inspiration to flow.
  • Take time to write. In order to write you have to set aside time to do it. This means you have to stop doing other things and schedule blocks of time to write.
  • Embrace imperfection. The first draft is exactly that, a draft. Silence your inner critic and save the editing until you have finished the first draft. Deleting your words only slows down the creative process.
The writing process is about putting yourself out there to be judged and criticized. Anthony Tata, after a very successful military career, took the leap and wrote his first book. He is now working on his sixth fiction novel that is scheduled to be released in April 2016.