I Need Coffee: How to Create an Author Newsletter That Isn’t Terrible

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Alt Text: Photograph of the face of a stone building featuring the sign of a coffee shop that reads “I Need Coffee!” in white letters on a black background. Above the coffee shop sign is a memorial plaque, written in Czech, honoring Anna Honzáková, the first woman doctor to graduate from Charles-Ferdinand University in Prague. She graduated in 1902.

The benefits of author newsletters

Step 0. Become super familiar with your newsletter software.

Step 1. Create a title and a theme.

Step 2. Break your newsletter into sections, and then use those sections every time.

Step 3. Fill in your sections.

(1) Main story of the month

(2) Books update

(3) Recommended Reads and Book Deals

(4) Short Bio (of you)

(5) Social Media Links (yours)

Summing up


Writers on Writing

A space for writers to address their craft

Katie Rose Guest Pryal

Written by

Novelist (Entanglement, Chasing Chaos, Fallout Girl), Essayist (Catapult, The Establishment, Motherwell, Women in Higher Education), & Attorney (the good kind)

Writers on Writing

A space for writers to address their craft

Katie Rose Guest Pryal

Written by

Novelist (Entanglement, Chasing Chaos, Fallout Girl), Essayist (Catapult, The Establishment, Motherwell, Women in Higher Education), & Attorney (the good kind)

Writers on Writing

A space for writers to address their craft

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