Many people wonder if you can blog your book. This is a common question and answers differ. Here are my blogging tips for blogging your book.
For fiction writers, you can blog about your book’s content: setting, characters, and supporting background, but you can’t dole out your book in blog-sized chunks. Of course, there have been exceptions, but they’re rare.
This is not the case with nonfiction, where you can compile a series of posts into a book or incrementally post sections of a book in a blog.
Even if you’ve blogged the entire book and it’s available for free, authors have still had success in selling the same information in book form.
Summary about Blogging Your Book
So for nonfiction writers, blogging your book is okay. But this isn’t the case for fiction authors.
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Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD, is an author, blogger, and publisher with over 30 years of writing and publishing experience. Check out his book The Successful Author for insider tips and insights.