Worksheet #30 – Market and Audience
Some questions for before and after your book goes live in the world.
- Who do you imagine as your ideal reader?
- What other books are like yours in some way (comps)?
- What is unique about your story?
- What lesson, history, new information will a reader learn from your story?
- Does your story problem address a social issue?
- If you had to hand sell your book, where would you go?
- If I looked up your book in a library collection, what would books would pop up as a “you might like these” referral?
- Could you write book club type questions for your book?
- Does your story include graphic violence, sex, religion, or some other content that might keep readers from buying your book?
- If you were invited to read a section of your book, which section would you choose and why?
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