How to Publish and Promote Your Book Now!

Diane and I have been blogging friends for a while. She is, indeed, Spunky. And it's about time someone wrote this book. So I'm happy to share Diane Wolfe's new book with you!

By L. Diane Wolfe

Publishing and promoting made simple!

Have you always dreamed of publishing a book but didn’t know where to begin? This book walks you through the steps of identifying markets, budgeting, building an online presence, and generating publicity. Get the whole story on:

·         Traditional publishing
·         Self-publishing
·         Print and e-book setup, formatting, and distribution
·         Finding your target audience
·         Generating reviews and media interest
·         Networking and developing an online presence
·         Promotional materials and appearances

Uncover your ideal publishing path and numerous marketing options before you begin. Writing is your dream. Give it the best chance for success!

Available February 5, 2012
Publishing/Marketing, 214 pages, Dancing Lemur Press LLC
$14.95 Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-9827139-5-2
$4.99 Ebook ISBN 978-0-9827139-9-0

Amazon -

“She gives an unbiased take on the advantages and disadvantages of traditional publishing and self-publishing and publishing paths that combine the two… It's the perfect book for those who want an overview to begin the decision-making process.”
- Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the multi award-winning series of how-to books for writers

“A must-read for writers planning on self-publishing or any writer who wants the ultimate how-to on promoting. Tons of links, advice, and how-to, whether you're going for print or e-publication.”
- Helen Ginger, author of Angel Sometimes

Known as “Spunk On A Stick,” Wolfe is a member of the National Speakers Association and a motivational speaker. She’s conducted seminars on book publishing and promoting for five years and assisted writers through several author services. Her other titles include “Overcoming Obstacles With SPUNK!” which ties her goal-setting and leadership seminar’s information together, and a YA series, “The Circle of Friends.” Wolfe travels extensively for media interviews and speaking engagements, maintains a dozen websites & blogs, and contributes to several other sites and newsletters.

My sites-
Blog - Spunk On A Stick’s Tips -
Website - Spunk On A Stick -

on your new book,


Linda G. said…
Congrats to Diane! I love "Spunk on a Stick." *grin*
Congratulations to Diane!
I'm reviewing the book today. I thought it was a great book.
L. Diane Wolfe said…
Thank you so much, Carol.
Slamdunk said…
Good for Diane--she is getting lots of blog love today.

I hope you have a super day Carol.
Clarissa Draper said…
I know she will do really well.
michelle said…
Yay! Diane is burning up the blogosphere at the moment...
Brinda said…
If it's supposed to be simple, I think I need this book. :) Congrats!
Ciara said…
Congrats to Diane!
LD Masterson said…
I'm loving all the support for Diane that I'm running into this morning.
nutschell said…
Congrats on your new book, Diane!

Gwen Gardner said…
Wow Diane, you are all over the blogosphere. It is a much needed book. Congratulations on the new release!

Hi Carol! *waves*
L.G. Smith said…
Been seeing this around. I may have to pick it up, as I'm edging closer to the idea of self-publishing every day.
Carol Kilgore said…
Linda G - So do I!

Alex - Yay!

Stina - Coming over in a bit.

Diane - My pleasure :)

Slamdunk - I'm happy for her :)
You have a great day, too!
VR Barkowski said…
Been waiting for this one. Diane's tips are always excellent. I ordered the paperback so I could thumb through it and take notes. Looking forward to its arrival.

Congrats again, Diane, and thanks Carol!

~VR Barkowski
Laura Eno said…
A big congrats to Diane!
Carol Kilgore said…
Clarissa - I agree.

Michelle - I'm seeing her smile everywhere :)

Brinda - My thoughts, too :)

Ciara - She's off to a great start.

LD - I am, too.
Helena said…
How to generate reviews and media interest? That's exactly what I need 'cause I'm terrible at it. So I'll be looking up Diane's book.
Carol Kilgore said…
Nutschell - Diane's gonna do great!

Gwen - It's like perfect timing for her :)

Luanne - I'm picking it up, too, and I'm already here. There's still lots I don't know.

VR - As much as I love my Kindle, I still prefer paper for easy reference.

Laura - Yes!

Helena - Those things are hard!
Jo-Anne Meadows said…
Great great and great and oh yeah congratulations.......
Carol Kilgore said…
Jo-Anne - Great! LOL :)
Congrats to Diane! This sounds like a wonderful resource guide.
Melissa said…
You're papering the web! LOL
Congrats. :)
Cherie Reich said…
Congrats to Diane! I've been seeing her and her book everywhere. :)
Carol Kilgore said…
Julie - My thoughts, too.

Melissa - Love that phrase!

Cherie - Diane is off to a great start!
Congratulations to Diane! If I ever actually finish my WIP and try to promote it, this book will definitely be a resource I go to! :)
Christine Rains said…
Congratulations, Diane! What a handy dandy book!
Carol Kilgore said…
Bethany Elizabeth - It's on my Amazon list.

Christine - Exactly! dream dream...someday. thanks for this recommendation and review! good to know about this bok.
I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.
Carol Kilgore said…
Annmarie - Thanks for the follow! I've followed back :)