40 Days of Worksheets – Day 30

ramonagravitarWorksheet #30 – Market and Audience

Some questions for before and after your book goes live in the world.

  1. Who do you imagine as your ideal reader?
  2. What other books are like yours in some way (comps)?
  3. What is unique about your story?
  4. What lesson, history, new information will a reader learn from your story?
  5. Does your story problem address a social issue?
  6. If you had to hand sell your book, where would you go?
  7. If I looked up your book in a library collection, what would books would pop up as a “you might like these” referral?
  8. Could you write book club type questions for your book?
  9. Does your story include graphic violence, sex, religion, or some other content that might keep readers from buying your book?
  10. If you were invited to read a section of your book, which section would you choose and why?

Please note: All worksheets posted are my original work and intellectual property. I ask that you share the links on social media, and you are welcome to share the worksheets with your critique groups and writing friends with credit given. That being said, these worksheets—despite being posted on the Internet—may not be copied, distributed, or published as anyone’s work but mine. In short: sharing is good, plagiarism is bad.

Disclaimer #2: You may post your completed worksheet if you’d like, but please remember that, by doing so, you are sharing your ideas with all of the Internet. You’ve been warned.

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