How to Get Readers Before You Write Your First Book

August Birch
The Book Mechanic
Published in
5 min readApr 23, 2019

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Hint: this is not your typical social media advertising advice

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I’ve written twelve non-fiction books under a few pen names. The first book I wrote sat on Amazon’s digital shelf for two years (yes years) before I sold a single copy. Then it sat another year or so before the second sale. This was during the first days of the Kindle and eBooks were the Wild West.

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August Birch
The Book Mechanic

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